Lively schools, in Rome the municipality opens 60 high schools in the evenings and on weekends, courses to respect Muslims and Naples “saves” their language

In the schools the activities performed have different matrices. Various projects, initiatives and events arise from local initiatives: they are not “children” of traditional education, organized and carried out by teachers hired by the Ministry of Education, but their impact on the training and growth of students is not minor.

900 thousand euros to keep Roman schools open

Among the many news that reach several schools is the circular, published on June 28, addressed to schools in Rome to propose activities and projects outside school hours, thanks to the endowment of 900,000 euros.

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The goal of the Capitoline Board is the same open 60 schools in the areadistributed proportionally to the Municipalities with respect to the school population.

“We wanted it a lot and now we put the resources to do it,” said the councilor for School, Training, Work of Roma Capital, Claudia Pratelli. schools open outside curricular hours, guaranteeing artistic and cultural activitiesfor the fight against educational poverty in the afternoons, in the evenings, on weekendsis the goal that we have set ourselves since our foundation and that we are also building thanks to a path of comparison with the county school, teachers, parents’ associations, third sector“.

Applications until September 18

The aim is to create “civic-cultural schools, points of reference for the communities of our territory, thanks to the educational alliance between schools, students, parents, associations and local institutions” offering them “new opportunities”, involving ” boys and girls “. “and encouraging” participation. “

Schools will have time until September 18 to submit their proposals and initiate the opening of structures beyond the regular schedule the next school year 2022-2023.

Muslims no longer discriminated

Also in Rome, on June 28, the closing ceremony of the project took place.Ladis‘, Local Administrations against stereotypes and Islamophobia, funded by the European Commission in the framework of the Program “Rights, Equality, Citizenship”.

The initiative of Ali, Italian Local Autonomies, in collaboration with Leganet, Studio Come, Progetto Aisha and Coreis, aims to combat discrimination against Muslims, especially womendeveloping itineraries and awareness and training tools for local administrators and local public service professionals through the direct involvement of Muslim women’s communities and associations.

There are three main steps: research on anti-discrimination policies at the local level, with special reference to people and women of the Islamic religion; capacity-building itineraries aimed at local administrators with the direct involvement of Islamic communities and Muslim women’s associations in Italian areas where the presence of Muslims is greater; communication activities, with events and sets of communication tools dedicated to anti-policies to raise awareness among the network of operators and administrators.

“From my municipality, Pesaro, to the rest of the cities, we want to continue with this great work that has been carried out with the Ladis project – said Matteo Ricci, national president of Alí – and continue in the direction of an increasing integration between the different communities present in the territories. It has to be done great job in schoolsit is essential to educate children, who are the future, to understand other cultures and also to respect different territorial and religious identities. “

“We trust capacity of teachers but the role of the entities and the constant collaboration between associations and local entities of the territories is fundamental. The Ladis project has made it possible to multiply good practices throughout Italy, many mayors are trying to raise the bar of the level of civilization of their cities. Ali will be at the forefront of a hot topic in Parliament, that of the ius scholae, the protagonist of this battle for the recognition of a due right, which involves local administrators. “

“Study and keep alive the Neapolitan language”

Another reality that closely affects young people and students is the one that is taking place in Naples “for study and keep alive the Neapolitan language“.

On June 29 at the Trianon Theater, in the heart of the city, there will be a concert dedicated to the memory of Sergio Bruni, singer-songwriter, guitarist and Neapolitan composer: an event in line with the work of the Scientific Committee for the protection and enhancement of Neapolitan linguistic heritage, active for a few years after the approval of the 2019 regional law, at the proposal of Councilor Francesco Emilio Borrelli, who established it.

The councilor said that “we are working on the dissemination that is important for the dissemination of the authentic Neapolitan language: we should also classes in schools to allow young people to take part in a meeting with scholars about their real language ”.

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