Italy launches first “street lawyer” internshipby Roberta Lunghini - 2017.02.08
In Bari, Italy, the first legal clinic has opened for street people. To guarantee the homeless legal protection. An innovative didactic experiment launched in collaboration, by the Department of Law of the University of Bari and the non-profit organization, Street Lawyers. The project’s objectives are to raise awareness among future lawyers and train them on the problems that are present in this population. Starting March 7th, twenty law students will work alongside volunteers and will offer free legal assistance and advice. A special location designated for this purpose will be open twice a week. Individuals who would like to participate in the initiative can send their request by February 20th, 2017. They will need to indicate the number of university exams they’ve completed, with additional, relative information such as: number of university credits to date and a current c.v., the year they enrolled in school and whether or not they have participated in legal clinics run by the same department sponsoring this program.
Advice for Europe’s state exam from a high school honor’s student
Carlota Monedero just passed the state exam that takes place at the end of high school, with honors. And she has already decided what she wants to do with her life: pursue a career in scientific research so she can help people like herself. This young, 18-year old Spanish woman Read More.
A boom in male plastic surgery between Millennial men
Cosmetic surgery for men has skyrocketed 325 percent since 1997. Data were released in a new report by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. The study found that among men who said they were willing to go under the knife, millennials accounted for 92 percent of those Read More.
More and more Italians and immigrants leaving Italy
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Italy’s astronaut, Samantha Cristoforetti, shares #NoPanic rules with high-school seniors
Samantha Cristoforetti, Italy’s first female astronaut, sends her good luck wishes to high-school seniors taking the state maturity exam. Italy’s Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR) included her advice in its anti-panic campaign. Cristoforetti’s three words of advice for nervous students preparing for the exam: motivation, serenity and awareness. Read More.
Didactic kit for teachers of students with disabilities
AccessiProf is the internet site dedicated to all teachers who have students with disabilities in their classrooms. Thanks to the French National Center for Distance Education (CNED), teachers can now take advantage of this digital support. The objective? To help teachers manage relationships with students who have handicaps in the Read More.
How many European students have participated in the Erasmus Programme?
Over the past 30 years, Erasmus have supported not only more than 5 million students, apprentices and volunteers. But also staff and youth exchanges, amounting to 9 million people in total. Spain is the first country if we consider leaving students as well as welcomed one. Granada, Seville and Madrid Read More.