Tuesday, 24 May 2022 at 09:00 in the high school
of the Comprehensive Institute “Dante Alighieri” of San Giovanni to Fiorean der Sila
Cosentina, under the presidency of Loredana Lamacchia and with the administration
Commune of San Giovanni in Fiore, led by Mayor Rosaria Succurro,
will inaugurate the installation of what turns out the first parking cycle
School of Calabria.
The Dante Alighieri Institute, thanks to a fruitful collaboration between teachers,
ATA staff coordinated by DSGA Domenico Foglia and Scholastica Management, ha
in a convincing and particularly active manner to the National Project of
Civics ‘I care’.
This project provides that students can live, in the context of
Annual Civics Program – Apprenticeship introduced last year
with the law 92/2019 in all Italian schools of all levels – an experience
concrete care of others or the planet.
“Having the right care experience helps one to develop one
of the essential elements of civic education, namely the sense of responsibility, the
to feel responsible for the other, for the other, for the community, ”says the manager
Scholastica of the ‘Dante Alighieri’ Institute, Professor Loredana Lamacchia.
The project, coordinated by professors Maria Smeriglio and Francesca Tartaglione,
was launched at the beginning of the school year with the proposal and construction of one
Series of excursions guided in the historic center of the city, also in collaboration with the
esteemed International Center for Gioachimiti Studies of the Mountain City.
“The goal is to educate our boys and girls
Awareness of the richness and monumental and naturalistic beauty of
Territory, because from here a conscious action of the
Citizenship for the preservation, improvement and respect of Pope Francis
calls our common home, “says Maria, professor of religion
Smeriglio, contact person for the project ‘Io ho cura’.
This project also aims to integrate from an experimental point of view,
what is the transversal didactic action on environmental protection
Years of all teachers from the high school of the
‘Dante Alighieri’: a close collaboration with
the FIAB of Cosenza (Italian Federation of Environment and Bicycles), an association that advertises
October 2021 signed with MIUR a proper protocol for the
Carry out activities that improve the quality of student education, e
Staff in terms of health, safety and sustainability of mobility.
FIAB Cosenza, chaired by Marcello Carbone, took care of the training
third grade of the institute’s secondary school on the history and main characteristics of the
a half bicycle, on its maintenance, the clothing to carry
four seasons and finally started on the main road safety rules
of the indispensable use of the helmet.
On the proposal of Director Loredana Lamacchia, the Alighieri Institute,
furthermore, it has joined the municipal project ‘Amo San Giovanni’, he proposes
Construction and installation of a proper parking cycle – with 10 booths
per bike – included in the school yard. The stands, 80 in height
cm – height that allows you to securely tie the bike frame – were made by the relevant workers of the municipality of San Giovanni in Fiore, coordinated by the Councilor for Urban Decor Luigi Foglia.
“The aim is to educate students in alternative mobility
achieving the use of cars as a means of transportation to and from school.
Particularly thrilling is the response from the school children, who are just two
“Days after the arrival of the stalls, he immediately started using them”, says
Speaker of the Civic Education English language speaker Francesca Tartaglione:
“The bike is a practical, economical, fast and above all low impact vehicle
Environment; the bike allows more autonomy of movement and a
a unique sense of freedom, enhanced above all by the scenic beauty it offers
Silano Territory “.
At the inauguration of the ‘Dante Alighieri’ park cycle in San Giovanni in Fiore
also the schools of the high schools were invited
Degree from San Giovanni to Fiore, as this is the wish of the Executive Lamacchia
that “Alighieri’s students will also find new bicycle stands
within the high schools of the city they visit find continuity
in this practical and effective action of civic education “.