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Rainbow Project - THREATS

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-The reluctance manifested by some teachers and students concerning European collaboration
-The heterogeneous school environment, socio-economically underprivileged students, students who come from migrant worker families and students suffering from severe health issues
The SWOT Analysis allowed us to detect the main common issue in all the partner schools:
Insufficient experience in integrated approaches of the curriculum, both in the case of teachers and in the case of students; the lack of open-mindedness (in the case of some) for international collaboration, given the need of adapting school activities to the reality of socio-economic issues, health problems or age-specific difficulties
The needs of the partner schools that were observed are:

N1–Teachers must be trained to use an integrated curriculum and non-formal methods
N2–It is necessary that the students be involved in appealing activities, through modern means of teaching, that allow them to develop critical thought
N3–A school must develop a student`s social, civil and intercultural skills, with the purpose of fighting discrimination and segregation in the educational area
N4–It is necessary that all the partner schools offer quality education to all students, including those with socio-economic problems or health issues
N5–It is desirable that the students and the teachers participate together in activities of a European scale, with the purpose of strengthening their self esteem and their team spirit
Synthesising the previous analysis, we may conclude the following: