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Education in Florence

COMMUNITY

Digital nomad community Boundless Life expands to Tuscany

Coworking, schooling and fully furnished apartments welcome remote workers to Pistoia, Tuscany.

NEWS

Polimoda introduces theater costume design course

The most talented student will also have the chance of an internship on Broadway with Lorin Latarro.

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Thanksgiving at International School Florence

American ISF community members talk about what they are thankful for this Thanksgiving.

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The International School of Florence in the community

Internships and extra-curricular activities give broader learning to the students of The International School of Florence

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Meet Sharyn Baddeley, the new Head of School at ISF

Having recently arrived in Florence, Sharyn discusses settling in, similarities between China and Italy, and plans for ISF.

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Scuola Leonardo da Vinci wins international prize as Best Italian Language School in Italy

An Italian language school in Florence has been awarded as the best place to learn the language. Find out more.

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ISF students at Palazzo Strozzi for Art Friday

Palazzo Strozzi has collaborated with the International School of Florence to give students the opportunity to take part in a new educational program.

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Global Art Teachers Exchange

The Global Art Teachers Exchange is set to take place at the International School of Florence in October.

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Florida State University Florence Program unveils mural

Acclaimed artist and alumnus Michael Rosato has painted a mural on the premises of Florida State University’s Florence Program.

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Meet the Canadian School of Florence’s new Head of School, Isabelle Leblanc

The Canadian School of Florence welcomes a new Head of School. Isabelle Leblanc chats with The Florentine about her move to Italy. 

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IED opens Connect, a patio with a Duomo view for an interdisciplinary approach

IED - Istituto Europeo di Design has added Connect, an outdoor space with a Duomo view to its via Bufalini campus.

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International Baccalaureate Programme at The International School of Florence

The International School of Florence takes great pride in offering the International Baccalaureate Programme to its students.

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Syracuse University in Florence receives a 10-million-dollar donation from a former alumnus

Syracuse University in Florence has received a 10-million-dollar donation from former alumnus and “Mud Angel”, Daniel D’Aniello.

FOOD + WINE

Schola Cibrèo: learning from the legacy of Fabio Picchi

We go into the kitchens at Fabio Picchi's Cibrèo dynasty to learn from the experts at culinary academy Schola in Florence.

NEWS

A different kind of new year

The arrival of a new year normally brings with it a feeling of lightness, a weight off one’s shoulders, a breath of fresh air, a new beginning.

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Challenges and prospects for the study abroad industry in Florence

Fabrizio Ricciardelli, president of AACUPI – Association of American College and University Programs in Italy, explains the challenges and prospects for the study abroad industry in Florence.       ...

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December festivities make a return for the best

The break of December marks the initiation of Tuscany’s festive holiday season, accompanied by an assortment of uniquely Florentine landmarks and traditions. The lights, street markets and various events all ...

FOOD + WINE

Tuscany’s olive harvest: a treasured tradition faces seasonal challenges

As October came to an end and the crisp autumn breeze began to envelop the Tuscan hills, it marked the beginning of one of Tuscany’s most celebrated traditions: the olive ...

NEWS

Leonardo da Vinci school group wins best Italian school in Italy

    The prestigious international StudyTravel Magazine recognized the Scuola Leonardo da Vinci group as the best Italian language school in Italy at the 2021 ST Star Awards. It is ...

ART + CULTURE

Le Arti Orafe: where the next generation of jewellers are forged

Chinking metal on metal and hissing naked flames form the soundtrack to lab time at the Oltrarno’s LAO – Le Arti Orafe jewellery-making school. Turn off bustling via dei Serragli ...

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Talking about universities and conferences with Alessandra Petrucci

Leaders in academic, medical, research and professional fields were awarded on October 14 for their commitment to winning bids to hold congresses and events in Florence, which bring a strong ...

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International School of Florence: humanist values and a global mindset

Despite its young age of 70 years, the International School of Florence, one of the oldest international schools in Europe, is harnessing its humanist values and global mindset to build ...

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The Jewish Community of Florence: from kindergarten to care home

    Freshly baked challah has been carefully wrapped in individual paper packages and arranged in a wicker basket by the entrance into the Jewish Community of Florence. While the ...

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Thoughts about education in Italy

We pick the minds of local education experts with considered contributions from Simon Gammell, Director of The British Institute; Carla Guarducci, President & CEO, Lorenzo De’ Medici – The Italian International ...

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