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The Hundred languages of children: Reggio Emilia Approach

We visit the Loris Malaguzzi International Center in Reggio Emilia (Italy) to interview Claudia Giudici, president of Reggio Children. Claudia explained us the main pillars of Reggio Emilia educational approach. The interview is in Italian language. You can turn on … Read More

Building strong learning communities to foster change: Ashoka in Puglia (Italy)

Paolo Stufano is the regional coordinator of Ashoka in Puglia (South Italy). On May 13th they celebrated a co-creation workshop about change maker education with the final goal of creating a strong learning community in the region, gathering teachers, school … Read More

How does a Reggio Emilia inspired preschool work?

Silvia Conti is a pedagogue at the childhood school Girasole Palomar, a Reggio Emilia inspired school, born in Castelnovo di Soto (italy) in the year 70. In this interview Silvia explains us how the school works and the main values … Read More

How is Montessori education with young adults?

We talk with Karen Reisbeck, the school principal at MOS München Fachoberschule, about how the school puts into practice Maria Montessori’s ideas with young adults and about many other educational issues.  According to Karen, the biggest difference with other state … Read More

Critique is not enough

For Ruggero Poi, Cittadellarte Fondazione Pistoletto project manager & also Montessori Trainer, education is something that links one person to other person, to the local and global environment. Ruggero explain us how they designed an exhibition based on Montessori ideas, … Read More

Five characteristics of a Change Maker School: Liceo Attilio Bertolucci

We speak with Aluisi Tosolini about the five main characteristics of the high school Atilio Bertolucci, an Italian scientific, musical and sports school, born 10 years ago in the city of Parma, and chosen as Change Maker by Ashoka Italia. … Read More

Erasmus programs in middle School: Istituto Comprensivo San Giorgio Mantova

We talk with Maria Rosaria Grasso teacher at Istituto Comprensivo San Giorgio di Mantova (Italy) recognized by Ashoka as one of five the Change Maker schools in the country. One of the most interesting innovations of the school is its … Read More

Big Picture Learning Italy: students at the center of their own learning

Fabio Pirola started looking for something innovative because he was worried about the results at the school. He was absolutely sure that there was a school in the world that works. In a book called “Drive” by Daniel Pink, he … Read More

Fab Lab: Making brings your ideas to life

Fab labs are spaces that offer democratic access to high tech machines that were normally not reachable and understandable by normal people. Nowadays these machines are really easy to understand and the software for 2D and 3D design has become … Read More

SchlaU Schule: supporting young refugees

Germany ratified in 1992 the Convention on the Rights of the Child (commonly abbreviated as the CRC or UNCRC), a human rights treaty which sets out the civil, political, economic, social, health and cultural rights of children, with the exception … Read More