The Reggio Emilia Approach to Education

International Digital Study Group - April 2022


APRIL 2022

Have you always wanted to come to Reggio Emilia and know more about the Reggio Emilia Approach® but never been able?

Well now, from April 1 to April 8, you can participate in Reggio Children's International Digital Study Group.

It's a full immersion in the Reggio Emilia Approach® with 20 hours of live and recorded materials, with live meetings from 1:00 - 3:00 PM CEST (Rome time)

Look at the programme!

The Zoom platform will be our virtual "piazza" for exchange and dialogue on the themes of education.

During your time in the study group you will be in contact with several different professional profiles: pedagogistas, atelieristas, and teachers in Reggio Emilia's infant-toddler centres and preschools.

Video and documentation material will be available to let you to get to know the educational project of Reggio Emilia's municipal preschools and infant-toddler centres and enter the places of education in which the Reggio Emilia Approach is renewed each day.

The videos deal with 4 large themes:

  • The values of the Reggio Emilia Approach
  • Observation, interpretation, documentation: children's learning processes
  • The infant-toddler centre and the school introduce themselves
  • 100 languages and culture of the atelier


Materials will be available for the entirety of the digital study group and longer so that you can organise time to your best advantage.

You will be able to discuss and share your thoughts on the video content in four live consversations.  

A unique opportunity for those of you who have never visited Reggio Emilia, and those who would love to return.


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APRIL 2022

The Reggio Emilia Approach to Education


WHEN: Friday April 1 to Friday April 8, 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 and its principles and values, recounted by the people who work in Reggio Emilia's municipal infant toddler centres and preschools every day.

LANGUAGE: Italian, with simultaneous translation into English

LIVE CONVERSATION TIMES: 1-3 PM CEST (Rome time). Please check on your time zone to make sure you can participate in the live conversation discussions.


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



  • 4 live conversations to support direct dialogue and exchange between participants in the group,  and with Reggio Emilia educators
  • 1 live atelier from the Loris Malaguzzi International Centre

Study materials available for 1 month

  • Video contributions fom pedagogistas, teachers, atelieristas in Reggio Emilia's municipal infant-toddler centres and preschools
  • Video documentation taking you into the spaces and life of Reggio Emilia's centres and schools today

Permanently available study materials

  • A History of Reggio Emilia's Education Project - booklet
  • The first in the Fragments series of e-books dedicated to the writings of Loris Malaguzzi, in which he gives us a framework of principles and values through a series of commentaries accompanying the first two exhibitions organised by Reggio Emilia Municipality preschools
  • An introduction to the Atelier

CERTIFICATE: all participants will receive a certificate of participation


STUDY GROUP PROGRAMME: Please look at the programme and mark the dates of live events on you calendar to participate. The programme is still undergoing final definition so some titles may change. Live conversations and Atelier sessions will only be available on the days and times indicated in the programme. These sessions will not be recorded or available after the event so it is important to take part at the scheduled time.

Important note: all times in the programme refer to the CEST Italian time zone. Please check the corresponding time in your own time zone to be sure you don't miss events. 


Participation is individual and personal. Please remember you are not authorised to share links for live events and study materials with other people.




Reggio Emilia Approach

Il Reggio Emilia Approach® è una filosofia educativa fondata sull’immagine di un bambino con forti potenzialità di sviluppo e soggetto di diritti, che apprende attraverso i cento linguaggi appartenenti a tutti gli esseri umani e che cresce nella relazione con gli altri.

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