Private, public, formal, non-formal… the film covers all kind of schools, projects and ages. We believe that learning is a complex and never ending process so it must be researched accordingly from an holistic perspective and considering all the influencers in the development of each human being.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Spielraum21: Uncovering the magic of the curriculum

Spielraum21 is a private school recognized by the state that shows one of the many ways in which education in the 21st century could take place in both public and private schools taking advantage of the room offered by the … Read More

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Ideenbüro (The offices of ideas)

Christiane Daepp founded the “Ideenbüro” program in 2002 in response to difficulties at a school. She recognized that children are outstanding problem solvers. Particularly in areas that affect them personally, children can be extremely successful in the role of conflict … Read More

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