Istituto Comprensivo di scuola primaria e secondaria di I grado Johannes Amos Comenius

Istituto Comprensivo di scuola primaria e secondaria di I grado Johannes Amos Comenius

Istituto Comprensivo Comenius

Via Ponte Alto, 2/1, 38121, Cognola - Trento, Italy - +39461982113

description of organisation

The Comprehensive School "J. A. Comenius" is composed of 3 primary schools, a middle school and a school with special teaching. Pupils are 1003, 134 teachers, secretaries 9, a computer technician and 15 school collaborators. The Institute is particularly attentive to multilingualism: since 2005 there is a Memorandum of Understanding with the Land Tirol (Austria) that provides native teachers from Innsbruck (AT) for the creation of eight classes with several subjects taught in Geman.
Since last year, subjects are taught in German also in other 4 classes of the primary school. The Trilingualism Plan promoted by the Autonomous Province of Trento foresees an extension of the CLIL offer to the primary and middle school of the province
The majority of the students of the middle school obtained the language certificates in English and/or German (FIT2 and KET, level A2 and DSD1 – certificate of the German Ministry.
In the frame of the Twinning project betweend the Autonomous Province of Trenti and the Land Tirol the institue promotes the following activities: - Language training (German and English) for teachers of Non linguistic subject of the middle school who wish to continue the path started in CLIL at the primary school- Linguistic and methodological training for CLIL teachers (for the English and German languages) of primary and secondary schools, to strengthen their skills in multilingual teaching and to promote the inclusion of all pupils- Methodological training in relation to ICT and innovative teaching approaches for the development of the basic and trasversal skills of students developing also their creativity
The teachers are available to innovations and experiments, especially regarding linguistic and methodological aspects, promoting an experimental teaching methodology aimed at the development of students' competences and abilities necessaru in an international educational and professional context.
The Institute “J.A: Comenius” promotes school inclusion by:
> giving value to cultural differences present in the Institute through intercultural trainings;
> offering workshops in small groups for students facing learning difficulties;
> offering workshop of “making” giving value to students' abilities and skills to avoid drop-outs and early school leaving
> favouring students' creativity and entrepreneurship through the participation in projects such as "Trentino Young scientist Challenge".

inclusion topics

This organisation is willing to involve volunteers who face situations which make their participation in activities more difficult, from the following categories for different types of project:

  • Geographical obstacles
  • Cultural differences
  • Economic obstacles

This organisation holds a European Solidarity Corps Quality Label. The Quality Label certifies that the organisation is able to run projects in compliance with the principles and objectives of the European Solidarity Corps.

Scope Volunteering

Role Expiry date
PIC: 946181845 OID: E10089991
Last updated on 05/10/21

Organisation topics


Education and training

Community development