She has gained experience in managing and planning European projects in particular in the areas of education and training. She was contact person in Leonardo-da-Vinci VETPRO projects and she collaborated in Comenius Strategic Partnerships. She is the author and coordinator of the Erasmus+ KA2 project “Slow down, Move your body, Improve your diet, Learn for life, and Enjoy school time” – S.M.I.L.E. https://erasmussmile.jimdo.com/ https://versal.com/c/vxxx0f/smile. For most of the above-mentioned projects she organised a final international conference. She is interested in innovative teaching methods and tools to actively engage students in lessons and increase their participation. In 2010 she took part to a Comenius In-Service Training Course about CLIL methodology. In 2011/12 she attended an online training course on CLIL by Ca’ Foscari University in Venice and since then she has been planning and implementing CLIL modules combined with action research activities in cooperation with subject teachers. She currently attends online courses mainly on 21st century teaching strategies offered by the European Schoolnet Academy, Microsoft Educator Community, and the Teacher Academy at the School Education Gateway, as well as eTwinning Learning Events. She also runs eTwinning projects in cooperation with CLIL subject teachers and European colleagues. In 2017/2018 she was partner in two eTwinning projects aimed at teaching SDGs 2030 and stimulating pupils to face the challenge and take action. She has been recognized as a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert 2018/2019. To support colleagues in enhancing innovation in their classroom in the school year 2018/19 she will implement a recently approved KA1 Erasmus+ project designed to train teachers to adopt teaching methods that best promote the acquisition of 21st century skills. She has also been teacher trainer since 2016 and she was a member of the Italian community for mentors of newly appointed teachers within INDUCAS (2017/2018), a pilot project funded by the European Union, which aimed at investigating how beginning teachers and mentors can be better supported through a community of peers facing similar issues.
School: IIS P. Sraffa Crema