International Conference on ECEC & ELL (Early Childhood Education and Care & Early Language Learning), Reggio Emilia, 16-18 December 2014

 

 

Conference ECEC & ELL
16-18 DECEMBER 2014 - REGGIO EMILIA

DAY ONE, 16 DECEMBER

15.00                            Registration
15.30

Opening
Italian Ministry of Education and Municipality Authorities
Carmela Palumbo
Director General for School and Evaluation of the National System of  Education
European Commission: Policy for ECEC and ELL


ECEC & ELL models and practices
 Keynote speakers

16.00 – 16.40  

ECEC models: European perspectives    
Susanna Mantovani,
Full professor, Milano Bicocca University

16.40 – 17.20  

ECEC models: global perspectives   
Joseph Tobin, Professor of Early Childhood Education, University of Georgia

17.20 – 18.00  

ELL in Europe: in search of best practice  
Richard Johnstone, Emeritus Professor, University of Stirling, Scotland

18.00 – 18.30 Debate
20.30   Informal Dinner


DAY TWO, 17 DECEMBER

ECEC and immigrants

9.00 – 9.30 

ECEC models: Reggio Emilia Approach

9.30 – 11.00 

Visit to  "Loris Malaguzzi" Foundation and "Reggio Children" schools

11.00 - 11.30

Coffee break

Keynote speaker
11.30 – 12.30

Educating Immigrant Children for the 21st Century
Marcelo M. Suarez-Orozco, Dean and Distinguished Professor of Education at the UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies.

Examples of best practices

12.30 – 12.45 ELL: "Inclusion and Equity - Multiculturalism as a quality  in education" - Norway
12.45 – 13.00  ECEC and immigrants: “A Good Start” - Roma Education Fund
13.30  – 14.30  Lunch
15.00 – 18.15

Parallel Workshops
Workshop 1: ECEC models in Europe
Workshop 2:  ELL best practices in Europe
Workshop 3: ECEC and immigrants

18.30 Students’ concert at “Loris Malaguzzi International Centre”
20.30 Gala Dinner - "Assembly Room" at Posta Hotel


DAY Three, 18 DECEMBER

9.00 – 11.00 Summary of main outcomes from the workshops
Coffee break
11.30 – 12.30 The quality framework for ECEC – European Commission
13.30 Closing

 

Info
Reggiochildren S.R.L. - Via Bligny, 1
Reggio Emilia
reggioemilia@dgschool.it