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Documentation and professional development

This webinar is part of A SERIES OF WEBINARS ON DOCUMENTATION - Making Learning Visible. These webinars were recorded in November-December 2020.

This webinar is on demand. You can view it whenever you like for 6 months after purchase, in your personal area.

Finally it is privileged terrain for adults for observation, for reflection, for knowledge of strategy and evaluation of the ways children produce and construct their conduct and evolutionary forms of knowing: for the possibilities [it offers] for adults to self-evaluate and self-adjust their expectations, their hypotheses, their capacity for predicting and reflecting on the acts and choices they realise with the children.
Therefore it is terrain that, through reciprocal maturations, reinforces knowledge of children and adults, produces professional learning, and improves the quality of their relations and interactions.

Loris Malaguzzi, Draft for a talk on research action probes


The educational experience that takes place in infant-toddler centres and preschools acquires its fullest meaning when documentation made in progress is revisited, reconstructed, re-signified, and evaluated, that is to say it is interpreted through the exchange and contribution of different points of view, in this way becoming a fundamental opportunity of development and self-development for every teacher. 

The diffused practice of documentation also becomes essential for informing and disseminating professional knowledge constructed in educational contexts with protagonist teachers and children.

Tiziana Filippini

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.

Mirella Ruozzi

From 1975 to 2016 Mirella Ruozzi was Atelierista with the Preschools and Infant-toddler Centres  – Istituzione of the Municipality of Reggio Emilia.

For Reggio Children Ruozzi collaborates on realising exhibitions, ateliers, publishing projects, and professional development courses, through participating in seminars and workshops in Italy and overseas.

Video themes:
Educational projects Educational philosophy (Reggio Emilia Approach) Documentation

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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.