From 8th to 12th of January 2019 Súkromná SOŠ Pro scholaris (Private Vocational School Pro Scholaris)hosted the learning/ training /teaching activity of Erasmus + project called Essential Life Skills. This is a short video about all the activities held in Slovakia.

SUMMARY REPORT of short-term exchange of groups of pupils taht took place in Žilina (Slovakia) from 8th to 12th January 2019


1 OBJECTIVES and PARTICIPANTS of the meeting
2 AGENDA of the meeting
3 MINUTES from the coordinators´ meeting

Summary report LTT ELS in SLOVAKIAok

On 29th November 2018, 97 students of the Private Vocational School Pro scholaris and other pupils from the regional primary and secondary schools had the opportunity to attend ELS Day, that was a part of the school’s Erasmus Day. From 8 a.m. till 12 p.m. they participated in workshops and seminars. Invited guest, Ms Kristína Zadňančinová, expert for healthy diet, explained the basic characteristics of healthy lifestyle. During the workshop realized in one of the classrooms, the students discussed with her their eating habits and physical activity. The teachers of economy and marketing prepared workshops focused on bank products and household economy. During one of the seminars, the participants could discover their personal strengths and weaknesses thanks to the special personal survey, they also created their CVs and cover letters using the Europass template.


The ELS Pro scholaris discussions are held with local entrepreneurs, politicians and writers where students can develop their sense of initiative and entrepreneurship, including know-how, motivation, creativity, innovation and courage, as well as the ability to plan and perform tasks in order to achieve established papers. On February 13, 2018, our students and teachers together with the directors of other ZSK schools could participate in a discussion with Mr. Branislav Gröhling, who presented his suggestions for changes in education at Slovak schools. On May 7th, our visit was honored by Ing. Peter Hajduček – founder of footshop. We spent a pleasant afternoon together as we approached our business and introduced the marketing strategies that make his company among the top leaders in selling sneakers. Footshop is not just a shoe store, but is also involved in various projects designed for young people. As the Private SOŠ Pro scholaris is still planning its short-term student exchange in Slovakia, it is obvious that the number of extra-curricular organizations participating in the ELS project will increase. We plan to cooperate with several banks and financial managers, as well as financial advisers, who will provide a professional page of the project and also help with the next ELS day.


On Tuesday 5, 2018 there was held a meeting of the students of Private Vocational School PRO SCHOLARIS with the president of Žilina self-governing region, Ing. Erika Jurinová.

At the beginning of the meeting, one of the teachers introduced the school, its study programmes, after-school activities and also the European projects Erasmus+ in which this school has been participating successfully for several years.

Later on, Ing. Erika Jurinová was talking about her political career in Slovakia and about her function in the regional policy. She explained the  main goals of the development of Žilina self-governing region in the following years.

The president talked about basic life skills which are necessary for carrying out her function. Also, she reminded the students of the importance of education in many fields.

At the end of the meeting she was trying to answer the students´ questions.

We would like to thank Ing. Erika Jurinová for visiting our school and having a very interesting discussion with us. We wish her to achieve all her goals while helping to fulfill the needs of the people in the region of Žilina.

It’s been almost a year since project ELS started. Students from ELS club presented to their peers what they had worked on in areas of two of the project topics: nutrition and human resources. They created a questionnare, presentations  and they tried to make life style of students at Pro scholaris healthier.  They also acquainted their classmates with the possibilities of job searching and with all the activities of Employment office in Slovakia such as the retraining courses, the graduate’s experience, the program Štart etc. #projectELS#schoolcurriculum#topics#SúkromnáSOŠProscholaris#

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