The Children's Plenary of the 2018/2019 academic year, the third held in the current legislature, is held on Thursday, February 21, under the title "Totana, towards a more sustainable city", in the municipal plenary hall;
and will have the participation of five schools in the municipality.
In addition, the new mayor or mayor of the Municipal Children's Corporation will be elected.
The two regidores that were elected in the first and second plenary session were Marta Sánchez Martínez and Mario Sánchez García, both of the CEIP "Santa Eulalia".
The mayor, Andrés García, and the Councilor for Education, Eulalia Moreno, will meet there, together with students from several of the educational centers involved in this project have presented this initiative, promoted at the beginning of this term by the municipal areas of Education and Youth, with the collaboration of the Totana schools.
This project is aimed at students of 5th and 6th grade of Primary Education and 1st and 2nd of ESO of the students of the municipality.
The participating schools this year are Santiago, San José, Reina Sofía, Luis Pérez Rueda and Comarcal-Deitania.
This action aims to publicize the value of democratic participation, as well as to know and use the participatory means of the Totana City Council, specifically, the municipal plenary;
and know the concerns and suggestions of the youngest about the state of the municipality.
In this third children's plenary session will be staged the new municipal Corporation formed by school representatives of participating schools, who will transfer during the session the agreed proposals in each of their schools.
The participating schools have presented political projects and held elections for children councilors in each of their schools, from which the 21 children that will represent their centers during this plenary session will be released.
The spokespersons of schoolchildren representing the different schools, who previously have been democratically appointed by their peers in their respective centers after working on this project, will take possession of their positions and will publicly present the papers and proposals on which they have worked. , defending a government program with concrete actions for Totana.
Subsequently, by voting, the most interesting project will be chosen, with the most interesting project chosen and invested as mayor / sa the person who heads the list of said school.
In addition, during the school year, a monitoring committee of the Children's Plenary meets, with certain periodicity, with politicians and municipal technicians to make a balance of the proposals that the students make to the plenary body through their different projects and needs.