She is 35 years’ old and a tenured professor of hygiene at the University of Pavia. But she is also a mother, and during the lockdown she launched an animated cartoon, Leo e Giulia: Noi come voi! [Leo and Julia: like me, like you!] to explain the pandemic to children. Face to face with Anna Odone
Having even basic financial skills could be crucial to coping with economic shocks, including the coronavirus crisis. Annamaria Lusardi, director of the EduFin Committee for financial education, explains how
We need to radically re-think our idea of intelligence . In the opinion of the renowned British educationalist and author, every child has natural talents that schools fail to value. Education systems should be unlocking creativity, the engine of learning
A report by the World Bank has highlighted that many of the service sector jobs that are hit hard by the current crisis are disproportionately female think about home helps, waitresses, hairdressers and beauticians. For many others smart working has meant an increase in domestic chores leaving less time for work
There are over 100,000 people in Italy who have not locked down: staying at home is not for them – they go out to help others. They are Italy’s volunteers. Without them, the Covid-19 emergency would be even tougher.
He is just 27 years-old and the Republic of San Marino has nominated him for the Nobel Peace Prize. Still I Rise, the NGO he founded, is providing education and a future to hundreds of children in India, Greece, Turkey and elsewhere too.
There is a generation, as Francesco Vecchi, a journalist from the Italian TV channel Canale 5 explains in his book I figli del debito. Come i nostri padri ci hanno rubato il futuro (Children of debt. How our forebears stole our future) Piemme, that is kept hostage by the consequences of the big black hole in the State budget
In a world that is moving quickly, it is important for children and teenagers to be aware of what is happening around them. From Internazionale Kids to Avvenire , here are some Italian and foreign newspapers that can inform kids in a simple and clear way
: If engaging in creative activities can reduce anxiety, stress and mood disorders, then these same activities can become a great way to reduce welfare costs while improving our quality of life. This is what cultural welfare is all about.
All he smelled for months after he recovered was cooked cabbage. With the help of a number of professionals, he developed a tool to help patients regain their sense of smell and correct sensory deficits.
The president of Minotauro in Milan and professor of psychology at the Milano-Bicocca University explains that “the new challenge for education is digital education, finally taking its first steps towards a school model”.