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The Reggio Emilia Approach to Education

November 14 - 18 at the Loris Malaguzzi International Centre - Reggio Emilia, an in-person study opportunity for deeper investigation of the contents, values and concepts of the Reggio Emilia Approach®.





Can’t make the November dates?
Don’t worry, there is another International Study Group in April 2023.

During the study group you will have opportunities for connecting with different professional profiles: pedagogistas, atelieristas, and teachers who work at the Loris Malaguzzi International Centre as well as in Reggio Emilia's Infant-toddler Centres and Preschools.
You will also have the opportunity to connect with other participants coming from all over the world, exchanging experiences and building dialogues and connections.


This International Study Group will focus on investigating different educational professional profiles from multiple points of view: roles, responsibilities, organisation, working strategies, collegiality, professional learning, self-organised professional learning, research, and designing/progettazione.



  • Understanding the principles of the educational project, including essential elements of daily life in the Infant-toddler Centres and Preschools
  • Learning about the objectives and identities of the Infant-toddler Centres and Preschools
  • Presentations of research projects and documentation made by teachers, atelieristas and pedagogistas working in Preschools and Infant-toddler Centres
  • Encountering the city and community of Reggio Emilia and the social, cultural and educational context
  • Visiting the Preschools and/or Infant-toddler Centres as examples of visible learning*
  • Participating in Ateliers for first hand exploration of the 100 languages
  • Participating in work-and-reflection groups
  • Visiting the exhibitions and spaces of the Loris Malaguzzi International Centre


*Visiting Infant-toddler Centres and/or Preschools will be possible only and exclusively if the health conditions in force in Italy at the time of the visit together with the authorisation decided and issued by the Preschools and Infant-toddler centres – Istituzione of the Municipality of Reggio Emilia will allow it.


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The Reggio Emilia Approach to Education


WHEN: from Monday November 14 to Friday November 18, 2022

WHO: educators, professionals and others with an interest in the field of early years education who would like to know more about the Reggio Emilia Approach®, its principles and values, recounted by people who work in Reggio Emilia's municipal Infant-toddler Centres and Preschools every day.

LANGUAGE: English/Italian with consecutive translation.

WHERE: the Loris Malaguzzi International Centre will be the main venue for the study group. Bus transfers when required by the programme will be provided.




Are you a school or an organization and wish to register more than 5 participants? Contact us at, we have reserved a special 10% discount for you! 



  • 36 hours of professional development: theoretical sessions of lectures and presentation of projects and experiences with teachers, pedagogistas and atelieristas of the Infant-toddler Centres and Preschools of Reggio Emilia
  • 2 hours of Atelier at the Loris Malaguzzi International Centre
  • an online reserved area with information and materials
  • a welcome bag
  • bus transportation when required by the programme
  • English-Italian translation when required by the programme
  • coffee breaks and 5 buffet lunches at Pause “Atelier of Tastes”


Accommodation and travel expenses are not included in this fee.


CERTIFICATE: all participants will receive a certificate of participation. 


Limited places available.



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The Reggio Emilia Approach® is an educational philosophy based on the image of a child with strong potentialities for development and a subject with rights, who learns through the hundred languages belonging to all human beings, and grows in relations with others.