FBK JUNIOR: OVER 300 KIDS INVOLVED BY THE NEW “RESEARCH SCHOOL INNOVATION” UNIT IN 2017
In 2017 a new organizational structure was set up at FBK: the Research and Innovation for Schools Unit, designed specifically to promote the development of science and research culture among students, in a non-formal education context, complementary to that of the school.
The strategy is immersion in the world of research, understood also as a contribution to training and orientation of young people, in anticipation of the needs of the school and the professions of the future.
In this context, the FBK Junior program encompasses the activities dedicated to younger generations and the development of new talent as an integral part of FBK’s mission: the immersion into research is a feature of research-related meetings, individual and group internships, annual and multi-year research and innovation projects, and all events geared to motivating student vocational choices, limiting the passive consumption of technology and raising awareness about their use.
Since 2016, with the passing of the “Buona scuola”Act, a school system reform law (editor’s note), and the signing of the FBK-PAT agreement, the FBK Junior program becomes Alternanza Scuola-Lavoro and renews its collaboration with the school system through the joint signature of three-year agreements.