Small schools, there are almost 9 thousand in Italy, a thousand are multi-class: in the classroom together students aged 6 to 10

Small schools, there are almost 9 thousand in Italy, a thousand are multi-class: in the classroom together students aged 6 to 10
Small schools, there are almost 9 thousand in Italy, a thousand are multi-class: in the classroom together students aged 6 to 10

In Italy there are currently almost 9 thousand small schools (8,848 to be exact) of which 7,204 primary and 1,644 middle schools. In all, 591,682 students attend.

The peculiarity is that in over a thousand institutes (for a total of almost 29 thousand students) there are multiple classes, ie classes in which students from different courses mix. For example, in a village of 600 inhabitants in Friuli Venezia-Giulia there is a class with 12 children between 6 and 10 years of age, in the classroom all together, but obviously with different needs and skills..

It is not easy to guarantee the right to education.

SIMI, a network of schools of the smaller islands, says The Essential, sent proposals to the government last October: set up the direct call to quickly and simplify the recruitment of teachers and non-teaching staff, define preferential criteria for those who demonstrate that they live on the islands, establish an allowance for accommodation costs.

The policy is moving, on November 18, the Education Commission of the Chamber began to consider solutions, starting from the incentives for commuter teachers up to the special rules for holders

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