Go to school. Second edition of “La Scuola è”

Deascuola, an educational institute accredited by the Ministry of Education and one of the main operators of school publishing in Italy, after the great success of the first online training event last year, the school community announces the new edition of “La scuola è” – Festival della Training for Teachers of today and citizens of tomorrow. From March 8 to April 22, 2022, the free training festival, dedicated to teachers of all levels but also to all interested parties, will return to the publishing platform (festival.deascuola.it) to design new learning models , the female students an active part of the education process and citizens aware of tomorrow.

Also this year, many scientific partners from the world of research who support Deascuola in this full dive on the most pressing issues of the teaching staff, from Ashoka to ASviS – Italian Alliance for Sustainable Development, Cnr – National Research Council, Italian Climate Network, Sports and Health – School of Sport, Global Thinking Foundation, YOUNICEF (the UNICEF program dedicated to young volunteers), # 100Experts – 100Women Against Stereotypes, Street Teachers.

The guideline of the new education proposal, which also wants to be a motivating call for active participation in the change of every single actor in the school community, is the Unesco 2021 report (https://www.unesco.it/it/News) / Detail / 1321) which invites us to consider the school as a “social contract for education”, based on the full sharing of purposes and on the principles of fundamental human rights: inclusion, cooperation and solidarity, collective responsibility, gender equality and Multidisciplinarity. The report, starting with the observation that the pandemic highlighted the fragility of the education system, highlights the transformative role of quality, inclusive and lifelong learning.
Therefore, the rich schedule of free training activities, useful in synchronous and asynchronous mode, characterized by moments of reflection and discussion with learning experts, researchers, representatives of institutions such as knowledge, education and learning hand-walk – imagine yourself in a world. of growing complexity, uncertainty, and precariousness to shape the future of humanity and the planet.
The 33 calendar events include five thematic table rounds with a transversal approach, four online morning events for classes and teachers, and dozens of disciplinary webinars.
The cornerstones of the festival are the five online table rounds on the YouTube platform (from 5pm to 6.30pm) where the future, inclusion, orientation, gender equality, innovation and STEM, civic education and points are discussed. of the sustainability, role and social value of the school and the school community transversally to drive the growth and development of the “country system”.

March 8 #Future
The opening event, school is … the key to the future, scheduled for March 8, offers a moment of in-depth reflection on the “Learning to be” project, which incorporates the elements that emerged from the UNESCO report and translated practical indications. The aim is to implement an innovative curriculum in the Italian school, taking into account the complexity of future challenges in the school system, orienting the educational world towards a new planetary humanism capable of incorporating knowledge, skills, abilities, human relations and pedagogical experiences . a broad sense, both inside and outside the school. A real rethinking of learning models with the aim of forming a nationality that can know the future with flexibility, critical ability, value goals in balance with the environment, technologies and economic development. Stefano Versari (Head of the Ministry of Education’s Education and Training System), Stefania Giannini (UNESCO Deputy Director-General for Education), Carlo Mariani (INDIRE Researcher – National Institute for Documentation, Innovation) will discuss these topics in education research), Roberto Poli (Lecturer at the University of Trento), Alessandra Rucci (Chefmaster).

March 17, 2022 #Inclusion
March 17th is the school … for everyone and everyone, think of a round table for the school as an area that welcomes and cultivates all kinds of flowers, and helps them to grow and thrive in the best possible way to bloom. The education system must provide current generations, even after the pandemic experience, with significant opportunities to promote gender equality, eliminate prejudices and stereotypes that risk influencing voters, guarantee intergenerational and multicultural dialogue and Increase participation of all in the training process. The school for everyone is the training ground that trains citizens to build a just and equitable society through didactic activities and pedagogical experiences inside and outside the school. On the basis, the principle of active participation as members of the same community. Cesare Moreno (founding president of the Maestri di Strada onlus association), Emanuele Contu (teacher, dropout expert), Claudia Segre (president and founder of the Global Thinking Foundation), Loredana Leoni (former director, member of the CSPI), Aluisi Tosolini (chief executive) ).

March 22, 2022 #Orientation
The school is … the orientation workshop is the title of the training event on March 22, where the results of the YOUNICEF survey on future perceptions of girls and boys will be presented with a special video available on the U. – Platform. Italy report. The theme of improving the characteristics of individuals in the community is adopted to guide decisions that can generate happiness and well-being in line with everyone’s aspirations. What can the education community, including the school and the family, do to develop in female students skills (both cognitive and non-cognitive), capable of best expressing individual details with respect to society’s demands? ? These questions are answered by Andrea Maccarini (Educator at the University of Padua and Expert in Cognitive Skills), Diego Boerchi (Researcher and Professor of Developmental Psychology and Psychology of Education at the Catholic University), Daniele Manni (Professor of Entrepreneurship at Galilei -Costa-Scarambone “Institute of Lecce, winner of the prestigious and international” Global Teacher Award “), Damiano Previtali (official of the Ministry of Education), Rita Coccia (former director).

April 12, 2022 # Innovation / STEM
April 12 follows The school is … Innovation, a formative moment of high comparison that puts female students at the center and rethinks didactic planning in the light of greater multidisciplinarity. Faced with an increasingly complex complexity of the social and economic context, it is essential to foster innovative learning actions that put the school community at the center by activating the motivational lever to make them more active and involved in their pedagogical involvement. Process. A particular focus will be dedicated to the urgency of a new approach to STEM disciplines (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), which enhances the contribution of the scientific disciplines to reading and understanding the functioning of today’s world. Experts Maria Chiara Carrozza (President of the National Research Council – Cnr), Elisabetta Mughini (Indian Research Director and Research Coordinator “Avanguardie Educative”), Luca Solesin (Head of Youth and School Projects of ASHOKA Italy), Mario Castoldi will speak ( Scientific Director of DeaFormazione), Alessandra Rucci (Chief Master).

April 21, 2022 #Education for conscious nationality
The fifth and final table round on April 21st, entitled The school is … responsible, is based on the premise that the goal of the commune is to guarantee a peaceful, just and sustainable future for everyone. The foundations for ensuring their achievement are rooted in the school, a place dedicated to the education and growth of responsible generations. Benefiting from the indications of the 2030 Agenda highlighting the importance of individual action and collective mobilization, Marcella Mallen (Co-President of the Italian Alliance for Sustainable Development ASviS), Graziano Ciocca (Biologist and Science Communicator), confront each other. Floridia (Deputy Secretary of the Ministry of Education), Marina Imperato (Director of the Ministry of Education), Serena Giacomin (Climate Scientist, President of the Italian Climate Network).
Taking the right direction to push to put sustainable positive action in the system that leads to the conservation of biodiversity in every part of the planet, to implement sustainable development that responds to the needs of present generations without the future compromise.

Four Morning Appointments for #Mathematics #Physics #Sports #Climate Classes
To conclude the festival’s rich program, four special online events in the morning for teachers, students and schoolchildren of all levels. In collaboration with CNR, the International Day of Mathematics is celebrated on March 14th with astrophysicist and scientific popularizer Luca Perri and with mathematician and director of the IAC Cnr, Roberto Natalini in dialogue with four excellent mathematicians: Maria Colombo (Federal). Polytechnic School of Lausanne), Giulia Di Nunno (University of Oslo), Raffaella Mulas (Max Plank Institute of Leipzig), Giulia Bini (University of Turin). All with the live graphic visualization of Gabriele Peddes, renowned designer, illustrator and cartoonist.

On March 28, “A Nobel Lecture: Discovery of Complex Systems” will be held to share the beauty of science and the importance of disseminating scientific knowledge from the school forest. The meeting celebrates the tenth anniversary of Higgs Boson’s discovery, with the participation of two scientists who contributed to the discovery: Fabiola Gianotti, Italian physicist, Director General of CERN in Geneva, and Dario Menasce (Particle Physicist, INFN Researcher – National ) Institute of Nuclear Physics), with the interactive management of astrophysicist Luca Perri. Together these exceptional guests allow us to understand the significance of the “studies” of Giorgio Parisi (Italian Physicist and Academic, Nobel Prize in Physics in 2021).

Gender equality is one of the 17 Global Goals promoted by the United Nations in the 2030 Agenda and is still a much discussed topic in sport. Therefore, a special event dedicated to sports and gender equality, on April 6, in collaboration with Sport e Salute – Scuola dello Sport: Athletes Fausto Desalu (Gold Medal in the 4 × 100 Relay at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games) and Sara Cardin ( World) Champion in the specialty of Kumite) are valuable witnesses to understanding the sport, which is experienced as a healthy overcoming of its boundaries, training in the mind of the victim and a drive towards loyalty and interpersonal relationships.

The fourth and final demonstration with the intervention of climatologist Serena Giacomine by astrophysicist Luca Perri celebrates World Earth Day, April 22nd in collaboration with Cnr (National Research Council), Italian Climate Network, and with testimony from Francesca Vitali and Giovanni Chimienti – National Geographic Explorer and Omar Di Felice (ultra-cyclist).

An evening event for music teachers, March 14, offers a unique and engaging access key to symphonic music and opera with Beatrice Venezi.

The program and all the events of the festival “La scuola è” are available at festival.deascuola.it.

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