: E.3. EUROPEAN ADDED VALUE
During the project period children could learn their peers' lives, compare and contrast local and traditional costums, daily habits, overcame stereotypes, familiarized with other languages.
families learn about people of EU multicultural empathy. For some socially disadvanteged students the project provided the only opportunity to travel abroad and get friends in EU countries. ICT was a great tool of communication among partners and above all socially disadvantaged children without the net acces at their homes and very low ICT experience gained the opporrtunity to extend their knowledge and competences at this area. As the benefit of the intensive partnership, there have been friendships among children and the host families.

Cooperation on European level was emphasized by introducing English language online sources of information we all shared and useful web links we recommended eachother on our Wiki. Teachers became more familiar with English as a language they can use for searching materials for their school work, but also found out about websites in national languages of partner countries, offering helpful pictures and video material for multicultural education
Teachers could gain experiences on different teaching methods, school system, school-life new friendships push teachers towards language learning. The different national school systems and some methods were introduced to the teaching staff of the schools at home.

School: introduced and was introduced to European institutions.
Comenius Alley is a long-lasting evidence of the European collaboration.
Lessons and surveys focused on the scientific approach to environmental issues and team work on EU level. Participation in the same Mathematics competition Kangaroo let teachers and studnets broaden the perspective from one classroom to the whole European Union. Collabortion on the science project let students perceive the environmental threats more globally . Thematic trips to protected areas, with the aim of learning about the protection of nature, collecting soil and water samples and observing the behaviour of birds in EU countries. We learnt how each country deals with protection of nature on different levels: from a small private association to the ministry.

During the project period, participants learn the partners lanuages, so the some less used languages such as Czech, Polish, Hungarian and Romanian. Children set up dictionaries on wiki and learnt everyday expressions and school words too. This knowledge was used during the project meetings in funny ways.