Teachers and headmasters from Norra Hisingen (Sweden)

From 21 to 23 November,  26 teachers and headmasters from Norra Hisingen (Sweden) visited municipal preschool Arcobaleno in Guastalla, preschool Ginestra in Poviglio and preschool Zenit in Boretto.
They attended to lectures “Child centered preschool and school” and to “ Change and decision makin processes in preschool and school” held by Cristian Fabbi.
This has been the first of three groups from Norra Hisingen that we will have the pleasure to welcome in Bassa reggiana district.
Many thanks to Andreas!



“Study week” from Grastorp

From 13 to 19 November some teachers from Grastorp (Sweden) visited the Bassa Reggiana District. They were involved in a “study week” at municipal preschools of our territory.
During the week they had  the opportunity to visit the infant toddler center La Stella in Luzzara, the infant toddler center Bamby in Reggiolo and preschool Arcobaleno in Guastalla alternating visits to educative spaces with pedagogical lectures.


Friends from Askim _ Norway

From 16 to 18 October our schools welcomed a group of 14 educators from  “Prestenga” preschool in Askim (Norway). Accompanied by pedagogical coordinators Tania Bertacchi and Mascia Marconi , they visited the infant toddler center Iride in Guastalla and the preschool Arcobaleno in Novellara; On Tuesday 18 October, in the afternoon, our atelierista Simone Armini held the workshop “From observation to documentation” at  Progettinfanzia headquarters.

Many thanks to Trude for her collaboration !



Study visit from DGB Assia _ Germany

From 27 to 29 September some municipal preschools in Bassa Reggiana welcomed a group from the DGB Assia, Germany.

The pedagogical coordinator Tania Bertacchi accompanied the group during the visit to the preschool Arcobaleno in Guastalla while the pedagogical coordinator Mascia Marconi welcomed the participants at the infant toddler center Birillo and the preschool Arcobaleno in Novellara.

On wednesday Mascia Marconi  gave a lecture about the Project approach in Bassa Reggiana preschool at Istoreco Association  in Reggio Emilia .


Teachers from Tromsø Norway

The preschools Arcobaleno in Guastalla and La Ginestra in Poviglio  welcomed a group of teachers from Domkirkens barnehage in Tromsø Norway on Thursday 22 and Friday 23 September. The group, with the pedagogical coordinators, deepened the themes of the project approach and documentation at the school.


A visit from the Japan Women’s University – Tokyo

The infant toddler center Iride in Guastalla on Wednesday 7 September welcomed a visit from Japan. The participants came from  the Japan Women’s University, Tokyo.
They were curious to know the reality and the context of our territory , the pedagogical approach and the architectural significance of the new infant toddler center  by asking questions aimed at understanding the specificity that characterizes the territory of Bassa Reggiana.


Progettinfanzia lands in Seoul, South Korea

Patrizia Benedetti, pedagogical coordinator and Giuseppe Vitale, atelierista at Bassa Reggiana municipal preschools were in Seoul, South Korea, as guests speaker during an educational seminar organized by Dana Kindergarten.

On Saturday 27 August, Patrizia introduced the Bassa Reggiana educational philosophy and the project  Teatro sociale: Living, knowing and reflections from 2/3 y.o. children of La Stella infant toddler center. Giuseppe talked about spaces supporting children experience and the educational appeal of “open” material, introducing the project  Padus: Boats, floating and hipothesis from 4/5 y.o. children of Zenit preschool in Boretto. On Tuesday 30 August they deepened the value of parents participation and they proposed a special workshop with teachers titled Grafphic language and type of paper.




A visit from Uddevalla _ Sweden

The headmaster Lars-Åke Frykholm and the teachers of the school Matilda from Uddevalla (Sweden) spent some days in Bassa Reggiana visiting the preschool Zenit in Boretto (4 July)  and the infant toddler center G. Rodari in Poviglio (5 July).
They attended to the lecture Listening the places: children, infant toddler center, territory with Giliola Belli, pedagogical coordinator.

The group visited the balsamic vinegar factory “San Giacomo” in Novellara and the city of Reggio Emilia.