“Think of the hole in the ozone that will be created between 9 June and 5 September, more or less. Schools must not become babysitters. But, I was in Israel a week ago and they told me about this extraordinary education minister who is trying to do a huge reform: the principle is that of… Read more »
School is out and everyone is on vacation. But after the first few days of total relax, without alarm clocks going off at seven in the morning, children begin to think about something else – summer homework. The world of students can be divided into exactly two parts: those who prefer to get it over… Read more »
Recently, Pope Francis turned his thoughts to teachers, thanking them for their work that he defines as a “mission”. In a very short time, over 1,000 retweets were made and the papal message went viral, reaching many, and not just teachers.
Everyone, from teenagers to adults, is talking it about and it is being continually thrown in the middle of political games, it is an institution that conciliates the past, present, and future. What is it? The school, of course – an indispensable tool that accompanies young people throughout their long path to adulthood.
For me, there is nothing more important than school. The importance of learning, the importance of teaching. The key to our future is this. It is all about human capital as Rita Levi Montalcino so passionately stated in her last interview in 2010. If there is one thing that keeps all of the things I… Read more »
Have you ever stopped to think what the role of education is? Immediately after the Italian unification in 1861, illiteracy rates were 78%. This was an impressive number. In those years, the main goal was to lower the rates of those who did not know how to read or write. Over time the mission has… Read more »