Blog | Covid, the alarmist campaign against the school has started: why we say no

by Maurizio Rainisio (statistician), Francesca Capelli (teacher and writer), Sara Gandini (biostatistic epidemiologist) As soon as the students returned to the classroom it began the alarmist campaign against school. We still have newspapers and virostars that continue like a broken record to scare the population about the impact that schools would have on the viral … Read more

Blog | Children watch more TV than 20 years ago, and half of them never read

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Other than two hours of Melevisione a day. Today 5% more 3-5 year olds watch television routinely than those who went to kindergarten in 2000; they were 88.7% 20 years ago and they are even 94.2% today, according to a recent one note Istat. Meanwhile, only half of their 6-10 year old siblings read at … Read more

Blog | 125 femicides. Alive and dead, the victims are the great absentees of this election campaign

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Even in time of the electoral campaign, the femicides do not stop. To lengthen the list is Alessandra Matteuzzi, 56 years old, finished by her ex-partner with a hammer, in Bologna in the last part of the summer. The dossier del Viminale, presented in mid-August, he photographed in one year (1st August 2021 – 31st … Read more

Blog | In the elections I will vote blank: I don’t trust anyone. Especially on the school

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And the elections arrived. Of course, anticipate. Fantozzi who felt very much his right and duty to citizen participated as always in uncertainty, indecision and fear of making mistakes, once again. He then began to read everything, from the extreme right to the extreme left … Then he said he was ill and shut himself … Read more

Blog | Umberto Galimberti takes it out on the school that does not educate to emotions. And he falls into the neoliberal fable

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by Mario Pomini * Also the well-known philosopher and psychoanalyst Umberto Galimberti seems to have joined the large group of those who denigrate the Italian public school, and especially its teachers. Already a few months ago the leading exponent for the Confindustria school, the economist Andrea Gavostoin yet another speech he argued to the sound … Read more

Blog | Abuse, when children dream of becoming “orc hunters”

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Rosella Quattrocchi she is a social worker who has been dealing with discomfort in Modena for about twenty years. We reached her at Mondadori in the center of Catania – a stone’s throw from Massimo Bellini, the opera house – on the sidelines of one of the presentations of her latest book, “The Orc Hunter“, … Read more

Blog | Calenda, the school program reminds me of De Amicis: utopia, good intentions and an oversight

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by Mario Pomini * The parties and small parties begin to present theirs election programs in view of the upcoming autumn elections. Among the many chapters that will be taken into consideration certainly cannot be missing that of school and education. The school world involves almost a million voters / electricians and therefore winning their … Read more

Blog | School competition, twenty minutes are not enough to decide a career

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Open letter from the Teaching Group A012 (Italian and history) Tuscany – ordinary competition 2020-2022 After an ultra-selective test, in Tuscany the policy of failures continues. We tell you about our summer ordeal The chronic situation precariousness in which Italian workers are immersed is well known. As school workers, we have long been exposed to … Read more