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Back to school: How much will it cost in Italy

Details: The highest amount of funds available to those in compulsory education has been assigned to one of Italy’s poorest regions, Calabria, at just over €14 million. The region with the least amount of financial help available is Valle d’Aosta with just under €139,000. For a full list of the funds available, check the decree here.

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Italy considers dropping school mask mandate for fully

Details: Italy considers dropping school mask mandate for fully-vaccinated classes. Schoolchildren in Italy could be exempted from the requirement to wear a mask in cases where the entire classroom is vaccinated, Education Minister Patrizio Bianchi has said. The minister highlighted that the provision was already contained in the August 6th decree (the

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EXPLAINED: What parents in Italy should know about new

Details: For privacy reasons, information on whether or not individual members of staff are vaccinated will not be shared with school management; however, in a television interview last week Italy’s education minister Patrizio Bianchi said that vaccination rates among school employees appeared to have exceeded 90%.. According to the Italian news site Fanpage.it, the Ministry of Education is

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Covid-19: Italian schools set to keep using masks and

Details: The CTS recommended to the education ministry that prevention and control measures be kept in place as the reopening of schools will coincide with a “critical period” in the pandemic. Despite the progress made with vaccinations, it said, the impact of new variants on infection rates, the consequences of summer reopenings and travel, and the

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Online education: A mixed blessing for international

Details: Online education can be considered an enabler in this discourse because if you attend everything online then you cut out the human elements. I think a blended approach with online and face-to-face interaction would be more effective during uncertain situations in future.”

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Italian schools and vaccination: Here's what you need to

Details: The vaccinations are compulsory for school children who are enrolling for the first time as well as returning students. Parents or legal guardians of both Italian and foreign residents under 16 have to follow the new guidelines or risk being fined. Children under six can also now be turned away by schools under legislation passed in 2018

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How to launch your international career

Details: “I knew my education had to be international – because I am international,” she says. “Most of my life I have lived between different cities.” She's not alone. Knight notes that the school is a natural choice for expats. “It's a perfect fit for expats in Europe,” she says.

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Exorcism: Italian teachers offered training course on

Details: Exorcism: Italian teachers offered training course on ‘correct practice’. Italy's education ministry caused an outcry by offering teachers the chance to take exorcism courses. The ministry added an intensive, 40-hour course in “exorcisms and prayers of liberation” to its offering of training courses which Italy’s teachers can choose

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How a unique International MBA helps women shatter the

Details: And Fannymilla received her education at an institution paving the way for women in business: the International School of Management (ISM) in Paris. She is an alumna of ISM's International MBA , an 18-month programme famous for its small class sizes, diverse student body, and opportunities to study not just at the Paris campus but to add

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'Educational crisis': Italy's schools compare badly with

Details: The report reveals that Italy is “a country that isn't thinking about the future,” according to Michela Montevecchi, Vice-President of the Education Commission, reports La Repubblica. “We are losing critical capacity, but our society isn't dealing with it.

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UPDATE: Italy approves mandatory Covid 'green pass' in

Details: The decision was made “to deal with the Covid-19 emergency in schools, higher education and social and health care facilities,” Prime Minister Mario Draghi is reported to have said during the cabinet meeting on Thursday.

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Social bubbles and no toys from home: How Italy will

Details: The education ministry says it is working to hire extra teachers for state preschools. No temperature checks. Kindergartens aren't required to take kids' temperature on arrival. Instead parents are expected to monitor their child's health and keep them home if their temperatures rises above 37.5 degrees C, or if they come into contact with

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Italy makes Covid ‘green pass’ compulsory for school staff

Details: Education minister Patrizio Bianchi told a press conference that over 86 percent of school personnel had been vaccinated, and that the number may be closer to 90 percent. Photo: Vincenzo PINTO/AFP Health minister Roberto Speranza called on families to give the jab to children over 12 years old, and said the price of rapid covid detection tests

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What happens if there's a Covid-19 outbreak in Italian

Details: “Pupils are obliged to stay at home in the presence of temperatures over 37.5° or other flu-like symptoms,” the Education Ministry writes in its FAQ on the return to school. If a child develops these symptoms while at school they will be isolated from the class,

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One in three Italian kids risks poverty: report

Details: Save the Children noted how lack of education and poverty often go hand in hand, creating a vicious cycle. Children whose parents had not received education beyond middle school were particularly likely to face poverty or social exclusion (58.3 percent), compared to children of university graduates, only 13 percent of whom were labelled 'at risk'.

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Italy orders all schools and universities to close as

Details: Coronavirus education health. Share this article. An information sign advises residents of coronavirus measures in a town in the nothern Italian region of Lombardy, the worst-affected part of Italy. Photo: AFP. AFP/The Local [email protected] @thelocalitaly. 4 March 2020 20:45 CET.

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Covid-19: These are the health measures for Italy's

Details: The Ministry of Education published a list of new safety protocols for schools earlier this month, which Education Minister Lucia Azzolina promised will protect the health of students and teachers, and will also improve education in the long term – notably by bringing an end to overcrowded, “chicken coop classes”.

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Here's how international schools can help your child find

Details: It aims to provide students aged 16 to 19 with a toolbox for their future lives and careers, promoting a wide range of skills and self-confidence. The Local has partnered with Montreux International School, a Swiss co-educational international school for 16 to 19-year-olds that focuses on the IBCP, to highlight five ways in which your child’s

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Italy outlines plan to resist Covid closures as four

Details: More than 3,865,000 pupils in Abruzzo, Basilicata, Emilia-Romagna, Lazio, Lombardy, Piedmont, Umbria, Veneto, Valle d'Aosta and the province of Trento headed back to class on Monday, as Italy's education minister Patrizio Bianchi told media he …

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Why has Italy shut down schools

Details: And even Education Minister Lucia Azzolina said she hoped “the pupils will return to school as soon as possible”. Some ministers lobbied against the closure, because it forces working parents to stay home with their kids. So why exactly is Italy shutting down its …

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Italy outraged after school rejects Aids girl

Details: Italy's Education Minister Stefania Giannini has stepped in after an 11-year-old disabled girl suffering from Aids was rejected from a school in Campania. Giannini said the girl “will return to class, as is only fair” over the next few days, Avennire reported.

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Italy’s gender gap is getting a whole lot worse

Details: One area where Italy does score highly is advanced education: the country has significantly more women than men in tertiary education. Degree subjects tend to be divided along gender lines, however, with men dominating maths, science, engineering and business, while more women study heath, education, arts and social sciences.

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Parents in Italy to require Covid green pass to enter

Details: The decree extends the Covid-19 green pass requirement to more workers in schools and healthcare facilities, while authorities prepare a roadmap to broaden the scheme to further employees.. While the text of the decree itself does not specifically mention parents, Italian media outlets noted on Friday that only children and students are exempted from the obligation, meaning that anyone wanting

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Italian headteacher causes controversy by ending school

Details: She challenged the Ministry of Education’s directive that every state school should display the symbol, taking the case to the European Court of Human Rights. The court initially found in her favour, but the Italian government convinced judges to reverse the ruling on appeal.

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Italian workers are some of the least skilled in the G7

Details: Italy comes last of any G7 country for average skills in IT, managing, communication, marketing, accounting, self-organization and STEM fields, according to findings in a new OECD report.. Nearly one in four Italians aged 15-29 are not in education, employment or training and just 20 percent of Italians aged 25-34 have a university education, compared to the OECD average of 30 percent.

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Italy's schools close as teachers fight reform

Details: education Giannini pr schools stefania strike. Share this article. Classroom photo: Shutterstock. The Local/AFP [email protected] @thelocalitaly. 5 May 2015 10:40 CEST. Schools across Italy will close on Tuesday as teachers rally against premier Matteo Renzi’s school reform bill.

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How big is Italy's anti-vax movement

Details: Education Minister Patrizio Bianchi, who’s not attached to any political party, expressed hope that jabs would become compulsory amongst those working in schools. “We will meet this week with the Council of Ministers on the decision on whether or not teachers should be vaccinated,” he confirmed, as reported by news agency Ansa.

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12 statistics that show the state of gender equality in

Details: Even less of the cabinet was made up of women: 28 percent, with briefs predominantly in health and education. The number of female prime ministers or presidents in Italy, meanwhile, is a big fat zero. A soldier on guard outside the presidential palace. Photo: Andreas Solaro/AFP

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Where are all the graduates

Details: Across the European Union as a whole, the percentage of people with university-level education stood at 39.1 percent, up from 23.6 percent in 2002. Lithuania topped the table, with 58.7 percent, followed by Luxembourg (54.6 percent) and Cyprus (53.4 percent). READ ALSO: Two in five Italian uni students fail to graduate

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Italy set to make Covid ‘green pass’ obligatory for school

Details: Covid-19 green pass education. Share this article. Photo: Vincenzo Pinto/AFP. The Local Italy [email protected] @thelocalitaly. 5 August 2021 15:53 CEST. The Italian government is meeting on Thursday afternoon to make a final decision on plans to make its health passport compulsory for school and university staff and older students.

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Ten expert tips for keeping kids entertained under Italy's

Details: With Italy under quarantine and schools closed, many families face a long confinement together. Clinical psychologist and home education specialist Naomi Fisher offers some tips for keeping children entertained and learning.

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'Better sex education will help tackle gendered violence

Details: Sex education in Italy: The debate. While there are no concrete guidelines for sex education on a national level, individual schools and regions have made some efforts to tackle the problem. In northern Turin, schools introduced classes on healthy relationships and consent in late 2013. Schoolboys are taught how to treat women with respect

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Italy sets fines of up to €1,000 for breaking Covid 'green

Details: In education, it applies to anyone entering a school but not to students and those who are exempt from the vaccine. As the new school year gets underway, reports showed that one third of all Covid-19 cases in August were detected in children and young people between 0-19 years old, caused by the spread of the Delta variant.

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Not just teaching: The jobs you can do in Italy without

Details: Not just teaching: The jobs you can do in Italy without speaking Italian. Teaching and, increasingly, working remotely for foreign companies are two popular ways for English speakers to make a living in Italy. Photo: Andreas Solaro/AFP. Karli Drinkwater. [email protected]

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Italian schoolkids make friends easily but suffer high

Details: The most recent Pisa education rankings, released by the OECD on Wednesday, looked at issues such as students' wellbeing, their sense of belonging, and anxiety levels.. And the results suggest the Italian school system is one of the world's most stressful. More than half of Italian pupils said they felt nervous when studying, compared to an OECD average of 37 percent.

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Italians are poorer but healthier: OECD

Details: Health and education are improving in every Italian region, despite income in recent years falling across the country, according to figures released on Tuesday by the OECD.

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'Absurd situation': Why teachers in Italy are up in arms

Details: 1 September 2020. 11:19 CEST. As Italy prepares for the reopening of schools in September, teachers are calling for the government to reform an "absurd" national job posting system which is feared will increase the risk of spreading Covid-19. Vittoria P. is one of thousands of Italian school teachers set to return to her place of work at the

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Give kids less homework over Christmas, says minister

Details: Education Minister Marco Bussetti, from the far-right League, is sending out a letter this week telling schools and teachers not to overload students at this time of year. “I'd like to raise the awareness of the teachers and schools about a time of rest for students and families, so that the homework for the Christmas holidays is reduced

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The Local's Confronting Coronavirus series nominated for

Details: The Guardian Foundation: Education Centre and NewsWise – The Guardian Foundation, United Kingdom; Confronting Coronavirus: How The Local used Solutions Journalism to explain Europe’s pandemic response – The Local Europe, Sweden; Best Digital Marketing Campaign for a News Brand. Arab News En Français – Arab News, United Kingdom

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This weekend you can visit more than 1,000 of Italy's

Details: This weekend's edition is designed to celebrate Italy's rich history of diversity and cultural exchange. “Our country is an amalgam of precious metals, of native, foreign or even exotic origins,” said FAI President Andrea Carandini, who called Italy one of the world's greatest melting pots. READ ALSO: The ultimate 2019 travel list: Where to go in Italy this year

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Italian PM Draghi urges G20 to do 'all it can' on Afghan

Details: It is focused on overcoming inequalities that in many cases have been made starker during the coronavirus pandemic, emphasising the importance of education, training, participation in the workplace and work-life balance. Meanwhile Italy continues to airlift Italian citizens and Afghans who have worked for the Italian government out of Kabul.

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How this Swiss 'Flex MBA' can prepare you for a post

Details: There are many MBAs on offer throughout Europe, but few come close to the comprehensive education by the Flex MBA from SSBM – created in consultation with over 20 business and industry partners. Students in the SSBM Flex MBA cover three main areas of leading disruptive innovation, global leadership and managing technology and people.

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'The first week back at school in Italy went well

Details: 17:26 CEST. The first week after schools reopened in Italy passed without major incident for Verona-based writer Richard Hough and his family. But it wasn't quite the end of home-schooling. The first week back at school in seven months passed in good health and free from major incident. That, I guess, is as good as we could have hoped for.

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Financial help: Italy plans new 'universal single

Details: A minimum of €30 to a maximum of €217.80 will be made available per month for each child. This is the plan for the next few months, valid from July to December 2021 for those who don’t already receive family allowances. Families eligible are those with an ISEE – the social and economic indicator of household income – of up to €50,000.

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Five ways being a parent in Italy is different from the UK

Details: In Italy this competitiveness is not fostered in the way it is in the UK. Children are helped with tasks for as long as they need it and this is not seen as falling behind. Children go to school the September after their sixth birthday. However, state schools are far …

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