B.I.S. Beauty Is Subjective

Erasmus + project (2017-2018 / 2017-2019)

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B.I.S project partners

B.I.S. (Beauty Is Subjective) project is based on collaboration between three state high schools: IES URBI BHI (Basauri / Spain), Liceo Classico Statale Tito Livio (Milano / Italy) and Athena Campus Pottelberg (Kortrijk / Belgium) that deal mainly with a pedagogical context of multilingualism and inclusion.

Contact us: biserasmus1719@gmail.com / @biserasmus1719

B.I.S. project objectives

Every target student will:

-acquire English academic language skills related to History of Art, Classics, Math, Natural Science, Ethics, Educational Guiding, and Computing in English to B2 level.

-improve English linguistic competences to B2 level in real-life situations, by means of working collaboratively and interacting socially with foreign students.

-develop perception of cultural expressions, artistic sensitivity and aesthetic sense.

-give his critical point of view about the beauty canons of some artworks and guide fellow students through a museum.

-analyse the variations suffered by fashion and beauty canons from Prehistoric times until today and become aware that the concept of beauty is changeable and subjective.

-accept physical differences and one`s own body to overcome aesthetics stereotypes and to prevent aesthetic discrimination.

Every single member of our schools will improve:

-ICT skills by applying web 2.0 resources to CLIL

-plurilingual and intercultural competences through interaction with foreign partners and the use of e-ELP (Electronic European Language Portfolio)

B.I.S. project main activities

-Every school year, the international student target groups should generate a collaborative glossary of words tied to classical fashion and body care, a collaborative aesthetic guide and a collaborative timeline about beauty canons.

-Three times per school year, during mobilities, students will conduct workshop activities against aesthetic discrimination.

-Three times per school year, during mobilities, the entire school community shall interact with foreign students and teachers through face to face real-life communication.

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B.I.S. project main results

Intangible results:

-Pupils` achievement of English academic language related to History of Art, Classics, Modern languages, Math, Natural Science, Ethics, Educational Guiding, and Computing in English to B2 level.

-Pupils` improvement of English linguistic competences in social situations to B2 level.

-Pupils` development of perception of aesthetic sense.

-Pupils` development of critical point of view about beauty canons.

-School community improvement of ICT skills.

-Pupils `acceptance of physical differences and one`s own body.

-School community improvement of plurilingual and intercultural competences.

Tangible results:

-The glossary of 144 terms tied to classical fashion and body care.

-The collaborative aesthetic guide of 12 artworks.

-The collaborative timeline about beauty canons.

-The workshops against aesthetic discrimination.

B.I.S. project methodology

-CLIL teaching learning approach

-Cross-curricular teaching

-Collaborative work between international students`groups and between international target teachers

-ICT supporting CLIL

-Use of e-ELP

-Educational intervention against aesthetic discrimination