Most of European countries have become multicultural societies in recent years due to immigration and the globalisation.
In many cases, students of each school represent a number of different nationalities and language groups. By planning and arranging learning sessions for the students in the project, we also develop teachers' skills to teach and cooperate in multicultural environment, where students have different ethnic background and limited knowledge of languages.
In recent years, international cooperation and multicultural activities has become as a part of teaching and education. The project will give ideas and concrete examples of international cooperation for developing local strategies and plans. For example, national core curriculum and local curricula are under renewal process in Finland. By developing international cooperation by the project, we will strengthen connections between educational strategies and actual operational activities of schools in grass roots.
The project will focus also on ecological diversity and the dependence of people on the nature and natural