Guidance at school: comparative European experiences

Final conference of the European project Widening the Future


On September 4, celebrating Siena final Conference of the European projecy Widening the Future. This initiative, funded by the European Commission under the Comenius program, has as main objectives to promote the exchange of experience and good practice between schools, teachers, tutors, counselors and psychologists; learn and create new knowledge about the academic and professional Primary guidance; and identify educational resources and guidance for students.

The project has involved schools and teachers in five countries: Denmark, Italy, the UK and Romania through the seven members who participated in the project: Provincia di Siena (project leader), Centro Studi Pluriversum (coordinator) Regione Autonoma Friuli Venezia Giulia, DEP Institut, Institutul Ştiinţe of ale Educaţiei, Cascaid Ltd and University College de Capital.

The Conference will include the presentation by Annalisa Cannon, representing the European Commission (GD Education and Culture), followed by keynote presentations by Ronald Sultana, professor at the University of Malta and EMCER director Jørgen Brock, the Ministry of Education and member of Denmark ELGPN, Nick Moore, a researcher at the University of Derby, Marius Martínez, a researcher at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and member of the AIOSP, and Giulio Iannis, expert career guidance Center Studi Pluriversum. The final sessions held Giovanna Del Gobbo, a professor and researcher at the University of Florence and Speranzino Ferraro, representative of the professional guidance of the Italian Ministry of Education. The conference program also includes presentations by experts and professionals in schools and departments involved in project activities (best practices and pilot a guidance tool addressed to students of Primary).

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