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News Italy » Education: Italian ambassador visits University

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Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

Italian Ambassador to Malta Mario Sammartino recently visited the University’s Faculty of Science to hold discussions with its department heads, to tour its research laboratories and to meet its researchers. The faculty has several ongoing collaborations ...

News Italy » Education: Italian Education Minister to ‘Post’: Italy stands firmly against BDS

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Publication date: Sunday 05 June 2016

Italy stands firmly against boycott, divestment and sanctions, Italian Minister of Education, University and Research Stefania Giannini told The Jerusalem Post. The minister was in Israel to celebrate Italian National Day, held annually on June 2, at a ...

News Italy » Education: Education Reform: Italian Group Shows Americans How It's Done

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Publication date: Friday 15 January 2016

Here are two harsh realities about American education. K-12 schools are mired in mediocrity. Second, the Education Establishment and the high-level people who should be improving the schools seem indifferent to academic improvement. My sense is that the ...

News Italy » Education: Cuts in Italian education; Obama's choices; Our homogenized world

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Publication date: onday 10 November 2008

Over the past two months, universities and schools across Italy have been the scenes of protests and occupation by students, professors, rectors and parents. Today, public squares remain the regular backdrop for demonstrations involving all of Italian society.

News Italy » Education: Student protests in Italy against education cuts

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Publication date: Wednesday 24 November 2010

Tens of thousands of students marched in Italian cities Wednesday to protest education cuts implemented by Silvio Berlusconi’s government. The protests came the same day as further mass demonstrations of students in Britain against budget cutting.

News Italy » Education: Illustrated Propaganda for Elementary-School Students in Mussolini’s Italy

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Publication date: uesday 08 March 2016

Barbara Finlay's Italian education came at the tail end of a complicated 20-year project meant to teach loyalty to the Fascist regime in the country's schools. Bill Donahue asked his mother to remember the curriculum she encountered. "It was all ...

News Italy » Education: Ex-porn star Rocco Siffredi calls for sex education in Italy's schools

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Publication date: hursday 24 December 2015

More than 31,000 people have signed a petition backing former porn star Rocco Siffredi’s call for sex education to be taught in Italian schools. In Italy, very few schools teach the subject as there is currently no national requirement to do so.

News Italy » Education: Laureate Education, Inc. agrees to sell its institutions in Italy and Cyprus to Galileo Global Education

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Publication date: uesday 21 November 2017

BALTIMORE, Nov. 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Laureate Education, Inc. (LAUR), the world’s largest global network of higher education institutions, and Galileo Global Education, a company under the umbrella of Providence Equity, a leading global asset ...

News Italy » Education: Italian Neighbours [and] An Italian Education

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Publication date: onday 04 June 2001

A life spent successfully in a foreign country can be divided into stages. The alternately euphoric and alienating initial phase is followed by acceptance of the host culture and, ultimately, a sense of being at home. Italian Neighbours, Tim Parks's ...