ID PLUS - a model small-scale cooperation project

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With our Research Centre at eCampus University - CITOYEN.NE.S - we have just accomplished the working programme of an Erasmus+ small-scale cooperation led by the Istituto Comprensivo Statale "Viale Legnano" in Parabiago (Milan, Lombardy, Italy) and featuring a network of 4 schools (Scuola Brunacci of the Istituto Thouar-Gonzaga in Milan, Collège Yves Klein and Ecole élémentaire Lanza in La Colle-sur-Loup, PACA, France), the Association Européenne des Enseignants - France and local authorities.

It's been a successful experimentation of three key activities among the ones we developed inside our Citizenship Education Curriculum (for primary and lower secondary levels in this case).

It's also been a successful experience of transnational cooperation with deep pedagogical aims: we are planning to propose it to other schools in other EU countries to further experiment and develop the European scope of our Curriculum!

For more info about the project, take a look to its webpage at

And download and read the free open-access scientific publication where we give also a narrative account of its implementation (available in French and Italian):

Our papers & contributions

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Read our Open Access book Citoyenneté à plusieurs échelles et identités dynamiques (FR) / Cittadinanza multiscalare e identità dinamiche (IT), eCampus University Press, Novedrate (CO) 2024.

Read our Policy brief (Jan. 2024) on the Italian policy framework for Citizenship Education: Educazione civica e formazione dei docenti: un cantiere da tenere aperto.

Listen to the interview by Ulrike Guerot on the European Citizens Radio: L'illuminismo e l'emancipazione come presupposto del pensiero universalista.

Read Médiatisations de l'inconscient et écritures de l'expérience : six "monographies" de la pédagogie institutionnelle entre analyse littéraire et hypothèses épistémologiques, in the peer-reviewed scholarly journal InterArtes (2, 2022).

Read L'illusione dei libri di testo: racchiudere un'educazione civica aperta, in the peer-reviewed scholarly journal EducazioneAperta (11, 2022).

Read Civic Education in the Italian Primary School Textbooks: a systematic review and discourse analysis, in the peer-reviewed scholarly journal Scholé (1, 2021).

Read The Citizenship issue between Education and Politics: Critical Reflections and Constructive Proposals for the Pedagogical Debate on the peer-reviewed journal Encyclopaideia. Journal of phenomenology and education (Vol. 24, no. 58 (2020)). Also available in Italian.

For Italian readers, read also our Rubrica di Educazione Civica in the 2020/2021 issues of Scuola Italiana Moderna and Scuola e Didattica.

Multiscale EU - EU Teachers Training initiatives

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Multiscale EU - Jean Monnet Teacher Training project, co-funded by the European Union and promoted by the CITOYEN.NE.S Research Centre


Teachers Training initiative for European teachers: open online presentations, academic certification and co-designed classroom transfer activities


We work on citizenship education in an innovative perspective of critical pedagogy. We offer EU teachers from any national school system and all school levels (ISCED from 1 to 4 in particular) a free experimental programme that provides them with training and practicl tools aimed at developing their own citizenship skills and their ability to enhance them in their didactic activity and educational context. Training programmes are tailored to individual/local needs; a final academic ceritfication, specifying the total amount of training hours, is provided upon their accomplishment (this includes the documentation of classroom didactic activities implemented and designed with us).

General presentation of the training opportunities and the various and creative experimental learning activities for direct classroom implementation is provided through open online webinars. The next scheduled one willtake place on January, 16th 2024, via Go To Meeting. To get access or to fix new dates for you and your colleagues, just write us at

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