International Study Trip from Singapore to Reggio Emilia, Italy (17th - 26th October 2014)

REACH, Singapore in collaboration with Reggio Children in Italy

is pleased to invite your participation in an International Study Group "The Reggio Emilia Approach to Education"
that will take place in Reggio Emilia, at the Loris Malaguzzi International centre ...

Photo Courtesy of EtonHouse International Pre-School (718 Mountbatten, Singapore)

The Group will see first-hand why the renowned Reggio Emilia approach has been hailed as the world's best practice in Early Childhood Education. Both pre and post study group readings and dialogue sessions will enhance the synergy of the group and add value to the study group which is designed to build understanding of the philosophy, principles and practices of this renowned Approach.

The program will include:

  • Walking tour of the town and opportunities to encounter the community from a social, cultural and political context;
  • Background on the pedagogical, historical, cultural and social aspects of the Reggio Emilia approach to education;
  • Presentations by and meetings with pedagogistas; atelieristas; teachers, administrators and parents of the Municipal infant toddler centres and preschools of the Educational Project and essential elements in the daily life of the preschools and infant toddler centres;
  • Visits to Municipal infant and toddler centres and preschools of Reggio Emilia (and private bus transportation to and from the centres);
  • Visit to the Documentation and Educational Research Centre (housed in the Malaguzzi centre);
  • Discussion groups and opportunity to share experiences among participants;
  • Participation in pre-trip reading and dialogue sessions to support your understanding of the Reggio Emilia Educational Project;

Event Details

Departure: Friday 17th October 2014
Return: Sunday 26th October 2014
Venue: The Loris Malaguzzi International Centre, 1 Via Bligny, Reggio Emilia, Italy

Individual participation fee

A.      Full Package (air ticket Singapore-Milan-Singapore, accommodation, study fee)
Per Participant S$7420 (Single) S$6900 (twin sharing)
Early Bird* (extended to 31 July) S$7120 (single) S$6600 (twin sharing)
B.      Land Package only (accommodation, study fee, no transfers)
Per participant S$6120 (Single)  
C.       Study fee only
Per participant S$3300  

Existing REACH members also receive your next year's membership FREE.

Singapore companies may obtain support under the Productivity and Innovation Credit (PIC) on the study fee (not including airfare and accommodation)

The full package fee includes:

  • Return airfare travelling Singapore- Milan –Singapore (Singapore Airlines);
  • Coach transfer from Milan to the city of Reggio Emilia;
  • Accommodation (single and shared accommodation options are outlined);
  • An information package of printed materials concerning the city of Reggio Emilia;
  • Professional English/Italian/English interpretation;
  • Two x buffet lunches at the Malaguzzi International centre Atelier of Taste (Pause);
  • Participation in the farewell reception
  • Reggio Children 5-day Study Group fee

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Please note that this is an English speaking Study Group. There is a strict NO PHOTOGRAPHY policy in all of the settings visits.

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