Keynote Speakers from Reggio Emilia, Italy
Tiziana Filippini - Pedagogista
Tiziana Filippini is a Psychologist.
For Reggio Children, Filippini collaborates with the realisation of publishing projects, consulting, and professional learning journeys, through participating in seminars and workshops in Italy and abroad.
From 1978 to 2015 she was a pedagogista in the Pedagogical Co-ordinating Team of the Istituzione of Preschools and Infant-toddler Centres of the Municipality of Reggio Emilia, and after 2000 was made Responsible for its Complex Organisation Unit, in which role she particularly followed the areas of research, professional learning and development, educational progettazione/design, and documentation.
For several years she was responsible for the Centre for Documentation and Educational Research, Istituzione of Preschools and Infant-toddler Centres of the Municipality of Reggio Emilia.
She has authored several articles and curated exhibitions and publications realised by Reggio Children.
She collaborated with Reggio Emilia’s municipal “Officina Educativa“ cross-school educational service in the role of pedagogical supervisor.
Filippo Chieli - Atelierista
Filippo Chieli has been atelierista at the “Ernesto Balducci” municipal preschool, Istituzione of Preschools and Infant-toddler Centres of the Municipality of Reggio Emilia, since 2009, and also collaborated with preschools in the province of Reggio Emilia for 10 years as an atelierista.
Chieli works as a consultant, and for Reggio Children he collaborates on professional learning journeys, and participates as a speaker in seminars and conferences, in particular on projects in the area of music and sound, in Italy and abroad.
He received his Diploma in Musical Studies from Reggio Emilia’s Conservatory of Music, specialising in viola, and his educational activities are accompanied by equally significant work as a concert player in classical music groups (camera and orchestra), and groups playing folk-rock and popular traditional music.
He has participated in the recording of several albums.