New research project
We apply new active education methodologies to Baccalaureate research work.
We foster skills and abilities that will be very useful for our students in their future, including: searching for and summarising information, being proactive, problem solving, creativity, respect for opinions and different working and learning rhythms of peers, flexibility and empathy with people, autonomy, responsibility and using 2.0 tools, and oral and written communication.
We engage in cooperative work through projects.
Based on some key questions, called “central themes,” they have to investigate one of five topics and draw the appropriate conclusions, which must be contained in a final document and defended orally.
Individual work is taken into consideration for the assessment, as well as peer assessment, or co-evaluation, and assessment of the whole group.
The projects for this academic year are as follows:
JOURNEY TO THE ORIGIN OF THE UNIVERSE
The project looks at the origin of the universe, the formation and life of the stars, the identification of particles and the treatment of the information derived from it, and the study and understanding of the standard particles model.
Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry.
This project makes the students integrate their historical knowledge, and make the neutral data that can be extracted from it consistent with the values we assume exists in people; it is a way of discovering the historical reality of the concentration camp at Auschwitz from the threefold perspective of history, ethics and religion.
History of the contemporary world, Philosophy and Ethics, and Religion and Christian morality
DO YOU LIVE IN THE CITY OR DO YOU MAKE IT?
The workings of the district is the starting point for discovering Barcelona. This knowledge must be based on the plurality of the city of Barcelona, and awareness that both political action and civic participation are necessary in order to build a city.
Economics, Philosophy, Religion, Languages, Geography and Technical Drawing.
MY MODEL UNITED NATIONS
This is a cooperative project that requires research, creativity and critical thinking. “WE ARE THE UN” enables students to learn to use the language of diplomacy and conflict resolution. The project culminates with participation in the “MY MODEL UN” simulation that takes place at a secondary school in Cambridge.
Philosophy and citizenship, Geography, History and English.
QUÈ HI DIUS? (WHAT DO YOU SAY?) HIGH SCHOOL MAGAZINE
This project is aimed at students who enjoy the world of communication; restless, proactive people who want to give their high school studies consistency. Students with artistic and creative skills who are interested in Graphic Design.
The publication is in digital format, and deciding which design is the most appropriate as the school’s vehicle for communication and which articles they want to publish in order to make their voice heard is a very important part of the project.
Spanish language, Catalan language, English language, French language, Computer science, Artistic creation and design.