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PILOT SITE 9, ITALY, SONDRIO (Students’ age: from 3 to 14 years)

I.C. 2 DAMIANI MORBEGNO

Website: www.ic2damianimorbegno.it

Damiani secondary school is part of Damiani comprehensive school, situated at the centre of Morbegno district, and it includes three types of schools: primary school, elementary school and secondary school. PROJECT “ALPS MEMORY” from 2007 onwards is an interdisciplinary project of Geography, History, Italian, Science, Technology and Physical Education. It was born from a number of ethical, civic, and cognitive explicit considerations on local knowledge of the territory owned by the current generations of teenagers, that takes them to a progressive loss process of historical identity references linked to the territory and of technical and manual competences.

IMPLEMENTATION OF THE ALPINE SCHOOL MODEL

The curricula are flexible, open and oriented to the territorial education.

PARCO DELLE OROBIE VALTELLINESI

Website: www.parcorobievalt.com

The “Orobie Valtellinesi” Park is one of the largest regional parks in Lombardy. Environmental education is one of the task assigned by law to the Park. Educational activities promoted by the Park, in collaboration with local schools, reinforce their role as keepers and promoters of the Alpine heritage.

IMPLEMENTATION OF THE ALPINE SCHOOL MODEL

The Park organizes annual programs of environmental education, which, in 2016, involved 126 classes. For these activities, the Park employs a staff of experienced educator ad selected mountain guides.