CRIMSON: through Debate to global Citizenship

School Exchange programme for primary and middle schools


Za in proti is associated expert partner in the project coordinated by one of our member schools Osnovna šola Franceta Prešerna Maribor. Detailed information are available on the project website. Project aims at aims at students at the age of 11-15 at primary and secondary school levels. CRIMSON stands for – critical, reliable, innovative, mindful students who are organised noticeably. 24 students and 12 teachers from six schools from Spain, Turkey, Italy, Serbia, Greece and Slovenia will work together in a project for two years to implement debate as a teaching method and learning strategy in school programmes in non-debate schools.


Objectives, activities and impact

Within the project we will implement six students and teachers exchanges (Learning – Teaching – Training activities): 


1) Rhetorical Pros and Cons (introduction to debate methodology for teachers)
2) Soft Transferable skills workshops (training for students)
3) Competitive debate formats (training for students)
4) Classroom debate (training for teachers)
5) Debate tournament (forum for students)
6) Finals teachers and students trainings and evaluation


Consortium and partners

Coordinator: Osnovna šola Franceta Prešerna Maribor (Slovenia) 

Consortium: partner schools are Osnovna škola France Prešeren (Serbia), Primary School of drama (Greece), Instituto Compresivo (Italy), I.E.S. Leopoldo Alas Clarin (Spain) and Neriman Ibrahim Kucukkurt Ortokulu Selcuklu (Turkey)


Key info:

Project is co-funded by the European Union (EU Commission) 

Programme: Erasmus+

Key Action: Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practises

Action type: School Exchange Partnerships