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Second International Summer School
“The dimension of research
and the hundred languages of children”

SAVE THE DATE June 3-15, 2012
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Within the framework of its aims and mission, through a wide-ranging network of partnerships and cultural exchanges, Reggio Children's areas of activity include:

· Ongoing professional development in Italy and abroad, in collaboration with universities, schools, government ministries, local authorities and other organizations: study tours to Reggio Emilia, professional development courses, seminars, symposia, conferences, workshops, pedagogical exchanges.

· Post-diploma and post-university professional courses financed by the European Union: qualification courses for educators and atelieristas (studio teachers); Master's program in the Science of Education for pedagogical coordinators; and professional courses for entrepreneurship in the field of education.

· Promotion of and participation in research projects related to early childhood and education in collaboration with universities, schools, research centers, and foundations in Italy and abroad. Projects carried out thus far include: a metaproject for the environment for youngchildren, in collaboration with Domus Academy; a project on family participation in the educational process, in collaboration with the Municipality of Reggio Emilia, the University of New Hampshire (U.S.A.), and the University of Milan, along with the Italian cities of Parma, Trento, Milan, and San Miniato; and research aimed at making visible children's individual and group learning, in conjunction with Project Zero - Harvard Graduate School of Education.

· Consulting on pedagogical design and supervision, organization and management of infant-toddler centers and preschools, and on the design of environments and furnishings for young children.

· Information and dissemination: management of the Municipality of Reggio Emilia's travelling exhibit The Hundred Languages of Children, which centers on children's creativity and the long-term experience of the Reggio Emilia infant-toddler centers and preschools; in its various versions, the exhibit has been shown in numerous venues in North America, Europe, and Asia.
Reggio Children also publishes a periodical newsletter in Italian and English called ReChild, aimed at educators, infant-toddler and preschool teachers, pedagogical coordinators, parents, universities,

secondary schools, students, institutions, and administrators throughout the world.

Promotion of cultural initiatives, international collaboration and cooperation projects, and cultural exchanges.

· Publication and distribution of materials and documentation on the Reggio Emilia pedagogical experience, including books, catalogues, and audiovisual materials.
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