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Event #8

Marco Rossi-Doria, Giulia Tosoni

Kids and school: what, how and where are they learning

How does learning happen today? What has changed in the relationship between generations and in education? Is it really possible to school in a new, welcoming and rigorous manner, in an age as complex and difficult as our own? How can we face the dramatic issue of the thousands of young people being excluded from school and from the work force? How should school be innovated? Can new forms of involvement, study, learning, work and life improvement be built where there is social exclusion? Marco Rossi-Doria, with help from Giulia Tosoni, attempts to answer these and other questions regarding today’s school, drawing from his rich personal experience as a “street teacher”.

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Marco Rossi-Doria

elementary school teacher, taught in Italian schools abroad from 1984 to 1990: first in Richmond (California, USA), then in Paris and in Nairobi. Co-founder of the Chance project, he has lent his experience to study commissions, in the Italian UN delegation, and in government-appointed positions (he was the undersecretary for Education during the Monti and Letta governments). His books include: Di mestiere faccio il maestro (L’Ancora, 1999) and La scuola e mondo. Conversazioni su strada e istituzioni (with G. Tosoni, Edizioni Gruppo Abele, 2015).

GiuliaTosoni
Giulia Tosoni

a graduate in International Relations, has worked in the field of education policy since 2008. She currently focuses on press and media relations in the education policy sector and collaborates with the Invalsi institute.

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