Research communities can play a key role in improving the quality of the national educational system and promoting the transfer of knowledge “from laboratories to the classrooms”, with the ultimate goal of raising the scientific cultural level in the school system.

Thanks to its multidisciplinary nature, Cnr has activated a dense network of partnerships with educational institutions at all levels, in accordance with a framework agreement signed in 2012 with the Ministry of Education, University and Research (Miur).

These initiatives are in accordance with the open education’s principles recently reaffirmed by the European Commission, considering the ‘open access’ approach as an opportunity for educational organizations, teachers and students.

Debate our Future: Waste treatment and recycling

News 11/06/2021

 89 students of the 3rd and 4th year in high school concluded with a final debate the training programme focused on the circular economy and the use of biodegradable materials for packaging, which was developed thanks to the collaboration between teachers, the Associazione Cultura e Sviluppo (Alessandria), Guala Pack - a key company in the sector of flexible packaging, and Cnr

WEEE@school, electrical and electronic waste is transformed from an issue to an opportunity

News 18/06/2021

The European project Raw Matters Ambassadors at Schools (RM@Schools) - managed by the National Research Council of Italy - brings the issue of WEEE management and the opportunities offered by the recycling and recovery of the materials therein contained to the schools, so promoting the education of young generations on this crucial issue for the future of our society

Since 1993, a four-monthly journal on educational technology

Institutional Area

The Italian Journal of Educational Technology (IJET) (formerly TD Tecnologie Didattiche) is a refereed, open access journal that publishes theoretical perspectives, review articles, methodological developments, empirical research and best practice in the field of education and technology. The journal targets scholars and practitioners and welcomes contributions on any aspect of technology-enhanced learning in formal, non-formal and informal learning contexts, from early years through to technical, vocational and higher education, professional development and corporate training, in any subject domain

Scientific and interactive exhibtions

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By organizing exhibitions, the National Research Council aims to provide new opportunities for cultural growth and renovation by starting a dialogue with the audience of all ages and contributing to the development of the knowledge society

Science & Technology Digital Library

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The Cnr  S&T Digital Library makes available research products, datasets, data and information on research activities, projects, R&D actors, their expertise and skills, as well as digitised cultural and historical heritage contents

Latest Updated

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Discover the latest books edited by the National Research Council of Italy: most of them are freely available, and provide an overview about the multidisciplinary research carried on by the institutuion

From society to research

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Foresight is a interdepartmental project of the National Research Council of Italy, aimed at elaborating coherent research strategies and addressing socially relevant problems related to environment, health, food, enery, security and transportation