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One day conference: The Role of Research through Progettazione

Victoria – Saturday 4 May 2019

Independent Schools Victoria (ISV) and REAIE have partnered to bring you a unique opportunity to spend quality time with two expert speakers from Reggio Children, Paola Strozzi, Pedagogista and Filippo Chieli, Atelierista and  exploring the concept of progettazione (a more global and flexible approach in designing a curriculum :

  • A strategy of thought and action that is respectful of children’s questions and inquiries into the world around them.
  • How do we listen and give value to children and adults opinions and perspectives?
  • How do we enable children in the meaning making process and construction of knowledge.
  • How do we support learning as research, planning together with the imaginative implementation of investigations.

Dr Stefania Giamminuti, eminent scholar and author, will be the translator.

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An Image of the Child and Childhood

ACT – Workshop – 25 May 2019

Venue: The Anglican School Googong

Presenter: Debbie Nicholas

Time: 9.00am – 12.00pm

This workshop explores some of the many possible Images of the Child and Childhood over time, in particular the choice the Educators in Reggio Emilia have made to view the child as the Protagonist of their own learning. Participants will have opportunities to engage in a dialogue related to the provocations and implications this project provides for Australian contexts. This half-day workshop will also provide an opportunity for each participant to create or reflect upon a personal statement of their own image of the child and childhood.

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The Environment as the Third Teacher

ACT – Workshop – Saturday 19 October 2019

Venue: TBA

Time: 9.00am – 4.00pm

This workshop explores spaces, places and relations that enable rich pedagogy and practices.

Drawing on the principles of the Reggio Emilia Educational Project, this full day workshop covers:

  • Big picture considerations – exploring the role of theories, principles and images, to provide a foundation for the exploration of environments in early childhood contexts.
  • Designs and dimensions of environments – examining architectural principles and case studies in local Australian contexts to provoke thinking and open possibilities.
  • Applications – to enable participants to make connections between theories, principles and practice to put in place possibilities (and consider missed opportunities)
    within educators’ own contexts.

Further details will be available soon.

2019 Biennial Conference

Western Australia – Thursday 11 July – Sunday 14 July 2019

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The Hundred Languages of Children “the fantastic theory”

Victoria – Workshop – Saturday 18 May

Venue: Toorak College, Mt Eliza

Time: 9.00am – 4.00pm

Through this workshop participants will:

  • Gain a deeper understanding of what Reggio Emilia refers to as the hundred languages of children.
  • Through hands on experiences, participants will explore what Reggio refers to as the pedagogy of relations and will come to understand how this affects our understanding of knowledge and learning.
  • Explore how materials, medium and matter influences the construction of knowledge and consolidation of understanding.
Quote: “In order for us to be with the children, we have to build up a legacy of knowledge and capability for ourselves with the languages we offer children.” Rabotti, A., (2018) Daily glances on nature and digital and other languages in The culture of the atelier  REAIE Reggio Emilia Intensive Study tour.

Further details will be available soon.

The Environment as the Third Teacher

Victoria – Saturday 3 August 2019

Venue: Swipers Gully Restaurant at Eltham College

Time: 9.00am – 4.00pm

This workshop explores spaces, places and relations that enable rich pedagogy and practices.

Drawing on the principles of the Reggio Emilia Educational Project, this full day workshop covers:

  • Big picture considerations – exploring the role of theories, principles and images, to provide a foundation for the exploration of environments in early childhood contexts.
  • Designs and dimensions of environments – examining architectural principles and case studies in local Australian contexts to provoke thinking and open possibilities.
  • Applications – to enable participants to make connections between theories, principles and practice to put in place possibilities (and consider missed opportunities)
    within educators’ own contexts.

Further details will be available soon

Documentation: listening differently

Tasmania – Workshop – Saturday 19 October 2019

Venue: TBA – Hobart

Time: 9.00am – 4.00pm

This workshop seeks to make connections with how documentation, as we understand its use in Reggio Emilia, might look in practice.
It invites educators to EXPERIENCE documentation, and to connect theory to their own knowledge building processes and practice.

“At times, we adults, when observing children do not really see them.” Sergio Spaggiari – The Hundred Languages in Ministories

Further details will be available soon.

Events currently available for booking:

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Inner West Sydney Network Meeting - March - NSW Abbotsford Long Day Care Centre
  • Thu 28 March, 2019 6:00 pm

Join the Inner West Sydney Network for their first meeting of 2019.

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One day conference: The Role of Research through Progettazione - May - VIC Lowther Hall Anglican Grammar School
  • Sat 4 May, 2019 10:00 am

A unique opportunity to spend quality time with two expert speakers from Reggio Children, Paola Strozzi, Pedagogista, and Filippo Chieli, Atelierista, exploring the concept of progettazione (a more global and flexible approach in designing a curriculum).

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An Image of the Child and Childhood - May - ACT The Anglican School Googong
  • Sat 25 May, 2019 9:00 am

This workshop will explore some of the many possible images of the child and childhood over time, in particular the choice the educators in Reggio Emilia have made to view the child as the protagonist of their own learning. Participants will have opportunities to engage in a dialogue related to the provocations and implications this (more…)

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2019 Biennial Conference - July - Perth WA Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre
  • Thu 11 July, 2019 5:30 pm

The 2019 REAIE Biennial Conference, in Perth WA, will welcome international keynote speakers from Reggio Emilia (Italy) and leading Australian educators to share research, provocations and inspiration from the Reggio Emilia Educational Project.

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2019 Biennial Conference - Gala Dinner - July - Perth WA Fraser's Kings Park
  • Sat 13 July, 2019 7:30 pm

Join fellow delegates from the 2019 Biennial Conference for an evening of fine food and entertainment at Fraser’s Kings Park.

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