Tg School and Training, edition of June 24, 2022


After two years of only oral state exams, the written tests are back to 2022 maturity. For the first test in Italian, the same in all of Italy, the Ministry of Education proposed traces of Giovanni Pascoli and Giovanni Verga to the analysis section of the literary text. For the argumentative text, on the other hand, a passage about racelove was selected, taken from the book ‘The only guilt of being born’, written by Gherardo Colombo and Liliana Segre, and a text taken from ‘Musicofilia’ by Oliver Sacks, about the importance of music as the glue of society. The third type B proposal is instead the speech given to the Chamber of Deputies by the Nobel Prize in Physics Giorgio Parisi, to shake up politics on the issue of climate change. For Type C, a text taken from ‘Why a Constitution of the Earth’, by Luigi Ferrajoli, on the pandemic and its economic and social effects, and an excerpt from the book by Vera Gheno and Bruno Mastroianni, on the network and its risks, which was the track the students chose the most. Outside the gates, joy and emotion for the students, happy to have sealed an important passage in their lives with graduation. But many admit that again this year they would have preferred only an oral exam: still too many gaps after two years after the pandemic. After the second written test, prepared by each department, students must finally take the oral test, which begins with an analysis of a material selected by the Commission.


From the surgeon to the specialized technician, from the mechanic to the craftsman. Occupations to do and know, which today is a growing need to curb the phenomena of unemployment and disorientation. It is in this context that the ‘Manifesto for Good Work – Think with Your Hands’ has been inserted, a document signed by over 90 companies and promoted by Elis and the National Center for Salesian Works – Professional Refresher Training, to confirm the core of the manual work in all its variations. The document, which was presented in Rome, in the Senate seat of the Palazzo Giustiniani, aims to bring manual craftsmanship back to the fore through five lines of intervention: orientation; job training; labor policy; the relaunch of the craft and the protection of manual labor. For Minister of Education Patrizio Bianchi, in the light of an industry that is working more and more on quality, it is advisable to provide concrete answers to market needs and to be more flexible in the organization. “There arises the need for a new school where humanly solid people are formed, able to face change and insecurity – said Bianchi – In this scenario, the theme of orientation is crucial, which should accompany children from primary school. And medium”.


Around € 6 billion has already been allocated to research and universities with the launch of 5 national centers, 11 innovation ecosystems and 30 research infrastructures. University and Research Minister Maria Cristina Messa presented data on the implementation of the national recovery and resilience plan for the research and university sector. “The common thread – the minister explained – is to have put academic research together with research institutions and industry to provide an innovative turn to major problems, such as sustainable mobility. In this way, we can create a supply chain that is able to compete internationally and that allows us to work with others and build critical mass. It is a challenge that is currently successful because the Italian research system has been activated, it has put forward proposals that have been evaluated by international experts with very positive results “.


Still I Rise, the organization that offers education and protection to refugees and vulnerable minors in the most difficult areas of the globe, also brings its education project to Italy with the Insieme project, which starts from September will provide schools, universities, groups scouts and all contexts with youth amalgamation to stimulate thoughts and conscience. An interactive journey to get closer to important topics, such as migration, hospitality, child labor and the right to education. “We built this project precisely because there is a need to provide answers to problems that are not addressed in the classroom – said Rachele Pizzi, head of school at Still I Rise – we do not limit ourselves to just giving lessons, but we young people became actors of change.This is the most important exercise: to draw inspiration from the experiences of our project and transfer them to their territory in their context.It is not necessary to go to Africa to change things, what matters is the stimulus to change, and it can be done by anyone ”.

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