Newsletter no 4 - June 2010

Dear teachers,
The Spring Day edition is almost over. Thanks to all of you for making it a great success! Do not hesitate to give your feedback on the campaign, answering a short survey. If you haven’t done yet, submit your event reports and make sure the status of your events is “completed”.

Tell us what you think of Spring Day!
Spring Day is launching a short evaluation survey. Please take a few minutes to let us know your opinion of the activities, competitions, events and other main features of this year’s edition. The Spring Day team thanks you in advance for your cooperation: your opinion counts and helps us make Spring Day even better!

Download your certificate of participation
The certificate of participation for Spring Day teachers is now available in the teachers desktop. Teachers are invited to download, print and complete it with their personal information. Also Spring Day guests, involved in school visits, can now download a special certificate of "European Ambassadors".

“Back to School” in Italy: Schools and communities vow to make education better
On 29 May, four secondary schools in Agrigento and Ravanusa (Italy) celebrated a great European moment – singing, reading poems and confirming their wish to improve education for young people. As part of the Spring Day “Back to School” campaign, the event involved the participating schools as well as European guests and local municipalities.

Commissioner Georgieva visits Bulgarian secondary school
On 31 May, the Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, Kristalina Georgieva, met secondary school students in the north Bulgarian town of Elena, at the heart of the Balkan mountain range.