The Child First: Montessori, Reggio Emilia System and Contemporary Approaches to pre-School Education - Florence

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During this course participants, will discover the most relevant educational approaches for children that emerged in Europe from the 20th century onwards.

Waldorf (Steiner) education, the Montessori Method and Loris Malaguzzi’s Reggio Emilia approach will be discussed in an interactive way. This will include comparing the different theories and involving participants in an active reflection about their way of teaching and the importance of the child being the protagonist of his/her development. A part of the course will be dedicated to Bruno Munari’s method “Playing with Art”. A short introduction about the alternative Catalan non-directive education panorama will also be included, as well as an overview on Positive Education and Positive Psychology.

The outcome of the course, is the activation of a thought-provoking learning process. Participants will practice critical and creative thinking skills, inspired by the alternative methods mentioned above. Independence, freedom, creativity, child-centered, respect, global development are the keywords of the course.

At the end, participants will have the chance to create a project for their school that incorporates the knowledge acquired, following a Design Thinking process.

The courses in Florence are held in our Language School in Via Sant'Egidio 12, 50122 Firenze, located in the city centre, only 5 minutes walk from the Duomo di Firenze, (Florence Main Cathedral) and within walking distance from all the city's main atractions.

All our courses in Florence include: 2 City Guided Tours of Florence and a 1 day Tuscan Excursion.

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Europass Teacher Academy
Florence / Firenze, Italy

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Upcoming sessions

10.02.2020 > 15.02.2020 (ID: 92667)
09.03.2020 > 14.03.2020 (ID: 92666, Confirmed))
30.03.2020 > 04.04.2020 (ID: 92665, Confirmed))
13.04.2020 > 18.04.2020 (ID: 92664)
11.05.2020 > 16.05.2020 (ID: 92663, Confirmed))
08.06.2020 > 13.06.2020 (ID: 92662)
29.06.2020 > 04.07.2020 (ID: 92661)
13.07.2020 > 18.07.2020 (ID: 92670)
10.08.2020 > 15.08.2020 (ID: 92669)
31.08.2020 > 05.09.2020 (ID: 92668, Confirmed))
14.09.2020 > 19.09.2020 (ID: 92659)
12.10.2020 > 17.10.2020 (ID: 92658)
09.11.2020 > 14.11.2020 (ID: 92657)
30.11.2020 > 05.12.2020 (ID: 92656)
14.12.2020 > 19.12.2020 (ID: 92655)

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Attended 23.10.2017 - 28.10.2017

I really liked this expirience. Nice and funny company. A lot of new expiriences. And Florence is a beautiful city as well.

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Attended 12.11.2018 - 17.11.2018

I really liked the pace of this class. It was hands on and easy to understand. Davide made this class fun and full of good energy. It was really inspiring to me to hear ideas from our classmates and to all the projects provided by our teacher. I recommend this class a 100%.

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