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Reggio Emilia

Known also as Reggio nell'Emilia and located in the heart of Italy near Tuscany, Reggio Emilia is the perfect destination for Early Years Education students to visit.

The Reggio Emilia approach, which focuses on preschool and primary education, was developed by psychologist Loris Malaguzzi and parents from surrounding villages. Following the war, people believed that children were in need of a new way of learning.

Students can visit the Mary Poppins Nursery and The Colonnello Lugli di Santa Croce School, both located nearby in Carpi, where they practise the Montessori method.

If you’d like to find out more about our student trips to Reggio Emilia, get in touch with our travel experts at Further & Higher Travel on 01279 658221 today.

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Mary Poppins nursery

Students can visit this nursery, situated in Carpi, which practices the Montessori method. The visit must be done in 3-4 groups with 15-20 students at a time, seeing as the nursery is relatively small. The visit will last between 30 - 60 minutes. For more information contact the Further and Higher Travel team today!

The Colonnello Lugli di Santa Croce School

Early Years students can visit this primary school, situated in Carpi, which practices the Montessori method. The visit will last between 30 - 60 minutes and will need a translator. For more information on Early Years visits to Reggio Emilia, contact our expert team today!

The Loris Malaguzzi International Centre

Early Years students can spend a day at The Loris Malaguzzi International Centre. Below is a propsed itinerary for your group (a guided visit of the exhibitions and of the center with an introduction to the Reggio Emilia Approach): 10am - 12am : Introduction to the history, values and organization of the preschools and infant-toddler centers of the Municipality of Reggio Emilia, and the Cultural project of the Loris Malaguzzi Internat read more ...

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