The “characteristics of a person relating to the emotional and psycho-social sphere” are becoming increasingly vital in the complex society we currently live in. This is explained by the president of the Foundation for Subsidiarity, who is joint editor of an important publication on this topic.
Known as Italy’s best-loved ‘social prof’. His Instagram and Tik Tok profiles have won over thousands of students in just a few months, demonstrating how social networks can be valuable allies for education and valid channels for building a new model for digital schools
In the digital age, the future of the written word intersects with algorithms, augmented reality and podcasts, transforming in step with the way we learn. There is therefore only one way to ensure the future of reading: safeguarding attention against information overload
The health emergency has also revolutionised the world of education, throwing up challenges that are not easy to deal with, yet at the same time opening up new, unprecedented opportunities. Even the skills expected of teachers today appear to differ to some extent from the past. Here are the essential ones
Minister Patrizio Bianchi outlined the course, designed within the framework to implement the UN’s 2030 Agenda, aiming to guide young people towards the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
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”.
Communication director Serenella Ravioli explains how Istat believes very strongly in the “Permanent Census in the Classroom” project to bring a culture of statistics closer to our younger generations”
Xi Jinping’s government faces a major challenge in the coming years in reskilling its workforce, adapting it to the challenges of automation and digitalisation. Beijing spent 56% of its global investments on education in 2019
Once head of former Minister Azzolina’s task force for re-opening schools, economist Bianchi is now the new Minister of Education under the Draghi government
Gustavo Pietropolli Charmet talks to us about how COVID-19 is affecting young people and why it is crucial for them to remain in school, pandemic notwithstanding
For 15 years this former entrepreneur has been bringing to school his philosophy of “Learning (entrepreneurship) by doing (start-ups)”, combining computer science and entrepreneurship. “I say to my kids: is it cooler to use a social network or a video game, or create one?”
Paolo Landri, senior researcher at the CNR-IRPPS (National Research Council at the Institute of Research on Population and Social Policies), explains how an informed choice is required in terms of using technology-based tools which are more suitable to educational requirements, without necessarily accepting platforms that are more widely available on the market, which have been created for professionals in the field and not for schools.
Our country should stop selling cars with diesel or petrol engines by 2035 and switch to electric cars. New skills, new professional profiles and more research will be needed
“Psychology and the Good Life”, taught by Laurie Santos at Yale, has become the most popular course in the history of the prestigious American university. Yet there is no shortage of examples in Italy as well
Software developers, engineers and computer scientists will be leading the first phase of creating a virtual reality for avatars. But eventually a detailed world will have to be created, and this will only be possible with architects, designers, mathematicians and many other professional profiles.