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Experience Crete, The Homeland of Europe
People, Language, Culture, Environment, Nutrition

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Experience Crete, The Homeland of Europe

Experience Crete, The Homeland of Europe
People, Language, Culture, Environment, Nutrition

Keywords: Crete,Europe,Culture,Nutrition,KA1

Location: Island of Crete - Greece EXPERIENCE
Host Organization: IAKE ( CRETE,
Course Title: OF EUROPE”
Learn more:
Language: EN Join Our KA1 Courses in Heraklion, Crete

FOR MORE INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBPAGE Course fee for the course: 350 Euros (5 day training)
All our training can be funded
IAKE by Key Action 1 of Erasmus+
Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences
Evans 83-85 (Office A11) 71201 Heraklion , Crete, Greece
ΤEL. & FAX. +30 2815 200045 Evans 83-85 (Office A11) 71201 Heraklion , Crete, Greece
EMAIL: [email protected] ΤEL. & FAX. +30 2815 200045
EMAIL: [email protected]


The Opportunity

Of a quality and highly rewarding mobility, fully funded by Erasmus+
KA1, for all staff members of schools, Adult Education Centres,
VET or even an Enterprise/SME/association.

Topics History; social science; geography; arts; cultural studies; creativity;

pedagogy and didactics; outside of school activities; literature; communication

skilly environment ; intercultural education

Target audience This training is a very specific and innovative
proposal to all international guests, combining:
Regional and local authorities; school management staff; teachers: pre-primary and primary level;
teachers: secondary level; trainers, headmasters, educational counsellors, project coordinators, • Knowing the “homeland of Europe”, the local culture,
mobility coordinators, adult education staff, higher education staff, non-governmental organization the environment and the people of Crete, an island in the
staff, public servants, policy makers, company staff; recent graduates students southern part of Greece.
• Exploring the effects of Cretan agricultural production on
Price 350 Euro the European food chain.
• Training in Greek and Cretan idiom speaking through non
Included in price Course formal educational activities and interacting with the local
Number of participants 20 • Training with Cretan cuisine, using local ingredients,
working with local chefs and learning experientially.
Certification on completion Yes • Walking in the “homeland of Europe”, the cornucopia of
Mediterranean nutrition and the nature of herbal medicine.
Sessions Register before • Using various Internet tools (eg. Storyjumper) to create
Register before online stories and videos on Cretan culture.
15.6.2020-19.6.2020 Register before • Engaging in constructions with various
24.8.2020-28.8.2020 materials (clay, paper, canvas, etc.)

1.3.2021-5.3.2021 Register before
26.7.2021-30.7.2021 Register before
13.12.2021-17.12.2021 Register before

14.2.2022-18.2.2022 Register before
27.6.2022-1.7.2022 Register before
1.8.2022-5.8.2022 Register before

Concrete Objectives

• To boost the quality of environmental knowledge and learning strategies


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IF YOU WANT to study...

... the Cretan language and culture, you are in the right place!
Through this program, trainees of all nationalities, adult learners,
students, tourism professionals, teachers, etc. have the opportunity

to attend a learning experience in another country.
At the same time, they will improve their knowledge as well as their
mental, psycho-emotional and social skills. Moreover, they are given

the opportunity to improve their language skills, to come into
contact with a new culture and to develop the sense of European

consciousness and identity. IHSS’s commitment to academic
knowledge, high quality education and guaranteeing proper

recognition of student learning outcomes will meet all expectations.

A 5-day program
about the Cretan culture

is implemented while staying in the beautiful city
of Heraklion, the most lively and touristically
developed Cretan city.

Archaeological Museum of The Minoan palace is the main visit- The people of Crete continue their
Heraklion is a museum located in ing area of Knossos (or Knossos), tradition in the countless, colour-
Heraklion on Crete. It is one of the an important city in antiquity, with a ful and sunny villages that are
greatest museums in Greece and continuous life from the Neolithic to scattered throughout the island.
the best in the world for Minoan the 5th century.
art, as it contains the most notable
and complete collection of artifacts
of the Minoan civilization.

The schedule Visiting the “homeland of Europe”: Raki, wine, olives, nuts and mantinades (limericks):
contains: the trainees visit “the land that nurtured the knowledge and the skills that have been acquired should
Zeus and the nature that hosted Europe after find their original field of expression through an original Cretan
Crete, a continent in an island: their marriage” to collect herbs and to learn feast. A visit to a workshop of traditional musical instruments
the program begins with a presentation everything about the production of milk, as well as the local musicians, singers and dancers will offer a
of the history of Crete and its main honey, wine, oil and all the basic ingredients short time seminar on Cretan music and dances. The trainees
geomorphological features. The trainees visit of Cretan and Mediterranean nutrition. Vis- will have the opportunity to perform music and dances from
the Natural History Museum of Heraklion to iting a traditional village the trainees prac- their own countries.
acquaint themselves with the Cretan countryside tice in making bread at a local bakery and
and with the nutrition habits of its inhabitants preparing a genuine Cretan menu. Trainees Language, culture, environment, nutrition in school educa-
throughout the centuries. The ancient myths and seek similarities and differences with their tion: the program ends with a presentation of the educational
geological history of the island offer the canvas to own country’s cuisine. programs that are implemented in the local schools.
develop the content of the program. The trainees The trainees discuss the availability of Cretan products in their
exchange similar myths that they have heard in own country and they evaluate and appreciate the usefulness
their countries. and impact of Cretan culture in Europe and its citizens, as well
as the benefits of Cretan and Mediterranean cuisine in the
From Palace to Palace: modern life of Europeans.
Cretan history and mythology is documented
in Minoan palaces scattered all over the island
(Knossos, Phaistos, Malia, Gortyn, Zakros etc.).
The trainees explore the civilization and the
everyday life of the people of the island in
prehistoric and historic times through visiting
the ruins of ancient palaces and the worldwide
famous Heraklion Archaeological Museum with
its unique exhibits.

IAKE Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences

Evans 83-85 (Office A11) 71201 Heraklion , Crete, Greece ΤEL. & FAX. +30 2815 200045
EMAIL: [email protected]

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