We put safety first. Three finalist videos made by the students
Institute “Carducci-Volta-Pacinotti “ di Piombino (LI) is the winner: he gets the full funding of 10 AM driver’s licenses for deserving students. Second place is the Institute “Della Corte-Vanvitelli“By Cava dei Tirreni (SA) the right to finance 5 licenses for students
The Project “We put safety first“On the prevention of traffic accidents in Italian schools, presented by the Vittorio Veneto Salvemini Institute of Latina and promoted by the MIUR Ministry of Education, with the participation of schools from all over Italy.
The “Carducci-Volta-Pacinotti” Video
The students made a short film illustrating the drama of a traffic accident caused by the use of smartphones while driving. The video continues with the representation of an alien reality: three aliens from the distant planet Osiris comment that their fellow citizens, although similar to terrestrial, have long understood this “Life is too important to live in danger; and that humans have a long way to go.”. The institute stood out for its creativity and execution, characterized by various shooting techniques. As a prize, the funding of 10 free AM driving licenses for the deserving students. Here is the link to the video
The “Della Corte-Vanvitelli”
Second place is the Institute “Della Corte-Vanvitelli” by Cava dei Tirreni (SA), which reserves the right to fund 5 free AM driving licenses for the most deserving students. Their video, entirely of graphic animation, focuses on the root causes of road accidents and the failure to comply with safety regulations. Here is the link to the video
The “Vittorio Veneto Salvemini”
Honest mention to the students of the Institute “Vittorio Veneto Salvemini“From Latina for her efforts. Here’s the link to the video
The project, together with the Local Police and the Prevention Department, the Traffic Police, the Association of Road Victims, involves schools spread across Italian territory and dozens of students in 5 Italian regions, with the aim of creating a culture of safety create through school education, become safer and more conscious road users and protect their own and others’ health.
Giusy Versace, Paralympic athlete
The support of the Paralympic athletes Giusy Versace was crucial to the success of the initiative. Here is the video she recorded about it
“This is an issue that is very close to my heart, because after the road accident I felt even more than necessary to form a culture of respect and caution through road education, especially among young people – said Giusy Versace, Paralympics Athlete. – For this reason, I am happy to support this initiative and I thank all those who make their contribution; together we can make a difference. “
In the jury, professionals in the specific areas of communication and video: Chairman of the jury Paolo BrambillaAdviser to the Order of Journalists of Lombardy; Francesca Lovatelli CaetaniJournalist, writer and communications expert; Luca CarcanoCEO of Recarcano Srl, Expert in Videomaking, Editing, Directing and Broadcasting for Mediaset, Infinity and Sky; Paolo MazzantiJournalist and Editor-in-Chief of the National Press Agency AskaNews; Camilla GiannelliOwner of Web Art Direction Camileonte Studio.
The word to the principals
“We are proud as an institute to have participated in this very important project; I am especially grateful to my colleague Marina Rossi for getting me involved in this experience. The fact that students are the real protagonists of the project is certainly a plus, as it shows how the school is increasingly trying to talk to young people. the use of means known to them and governed by their logic“, had claimed Sabrina Zottola, Dean of the Institute “Carducci-Volta-Pacinotti” of Piombino (LI).
“Protecting one’s own safety and that of others is an indispensable value for everyone – had claimed Marina Rossi, Dean of the Vittorio Veneto Salvemini Institute – But for the roads to be safe places, it is not enough to displace wrongdoing, to impose fines on the law: it is necessary to create a culture of road safety, from the bottom up, with school education and effective communication methods. , which can only be identified among colleagues.
“We give security priority”
School education project on road safety presented by Vittorio Veneto Salvemini Institute of Latina (LT) and funded by the Ministry of Education. The initiative is being carried out in collaboration with the local police and the prevention department and with the support and testimony of Paralympic athlete Giusy Versace; Speakers are Dr Pietro Gammardella and Dr Silvia Iacovacci. The schools involved are: IIS “Vittorio Veneto Salvemini” (LT), IIS “Della Corte-Vanvitelli” Cava dei Tirreni (SA), IIS “G. Filangieri” Cava dei Tirreni (SA), IIS “A. Volta” Nicosia ( EN), CPIA Morbegno (SO), IIS “Carducci-Volta-Pacinotti” Piombino (LI). Students from each school must produce a 2-minute short film about road safety, which is then judged by an external jury; There are 15 fully funded licenses in place, 10 for the first class and 5 for the second.