Letizia Atti

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Letizia Atti
Letizia Atti
Period at FWC January -June 2012
Field of Study Education, Psychology, Social Sciences
Sending University Alma Mater Studiorum Bologna/Italy
Local Mentor Yiannis Laouris
Involvement at FWC Cyberethics



Mrs. Letizia Atti has been with Future Worlds Center between January and June 2012. She was working as an Intern for the New Media Lab and especially in the Cyberethics project, with a scholarship from the Leonardo Program.



Short Bio

Letizia has earned a BSc in Educational and Social Sciences from University of Bologna, Italy and an MSc in in “Evaluation and intervention in cases of child abuse and paedophilia” at the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy. She worked for several years as coordinator and educator in different projects of education and social inclusion for children and adolescents with mental and physical disabilities, or at risk of social exclusion. She was the coordinator of an educational art workshop of videomaking at the juvenile detention center I. Siciliani of Bologna, focused on the topic of legality, adolescence and minor’s rights. She collaborated with the hotline Hot114 Service - Childhood Emergency run by Telefono Azzurro,Italy.


Contributions

During her Future Worlds Center internship, Letizia has been actively involved in a number of projects, especially the New Media Lab, developing online tools and content for children, and ideas regarding opportunities and new interactive online educational paradigms for young children. One of her tasks was the analysis of the data and experience of the Cyberkids project.

Furthermore, Letizia served as Co-coordinator of the Q3.eu Project. The specific activities she carried out included:

  • Development of applications and preparation of reports
  • Organization of European thematic meeting, collaborating with the partners of the project.
  • Searched and gathered information about Cyprus’ social economy, writing a paper on the state of the art of the 3rd Sector in Cyprus.

Education and Training

Faculty of Medicine and Surgery at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, 2009
Second Level Master’s Degree in “Evaluation and Intervention in cases of child abuse and paedophilia”. Thesis Title “Young people and new technologies: the phenomenon of Cyberbullying”, final mark 108 out of 110.

Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, 2007
Advanced training course of continuing education and life-long learning “The clown at the service of the person”, final mark 30 summa cum laude out of 30.

Faculty Sciences of Education at the University of Bologna, 2005
Degree in Educational Sciences (4 Years), course of study Professional Educators. Thesis Title “Art Therapy in juvenile delinquency and marginality”, final mark 110 summa cum laude out of 110.

Training Course “Structured non formal education approaches for social inclusion”, European Programme, Riga, August 2011.

Work Experience

2011: Planning, coordination and management of workshop in schools for teachers, parents and adolescents focused on the topic “Young people and new technologies: risks and opportunities.”

2001 – 2011: Trainer and educator, at the vocational training centre of Opera dell’Immacolata via Decumana 45/2, Bologna. Planning, coordination and management in different projects:

  • Projects of education and social inclusion for adolescents with mental and physical disabilities, or at risk of social exclusion.
  • Training course for young people with physical and mental disabilities.
  • Project assessment of employability regarding adults with physical and mental disabilities.

January-May 2011: Educational art workshop of videomaking at the juvenile detention center I. Siciliani of Bologna, with the film director Antonio Martino focused on the topic of legality, adolescence and minor’s rights

June-September 2010: Educator and social worker in the Maya villages in Quintana Roo, Mexico, in collaboration with a Mexican Association, in different area:

  • Socio-educational project for children, adolescents and women for supporting development of Maya’s culture and society
  • Training course for Maya women
  • Shooting of a documentary on the condition of Maya women and family violence
  • Lessons of Italian language and music.

April-September 2009: Collaboration with the hotline Hot114 Service - Childhood Emergency run by Telefono Azzurro, viale Montenegro 6, Milano, in the following area:

  • Phone counsellor, case management and project assistant
  • Hotline Hot114, Planning, coordination and management of workshop on cyberbullying, online grooming, online pedopornography

Summer 2006-2008: Coordinator, teacher and educator in a kindergarten, S.A.V. via Irma Bandiera 22, 40134 Bologna

2002-2007: Educator and tutor at school for adolescence with physical disabilities and mental disorder


Personal skills and competence

Mother tongue: Italian
Other language: English Good level (Toefl Certitication), Spanish Good level, LIS (Italian Sign Language)
Social skills and competence
Team spirit. Good ability to adapt to multicultural enviroments. Flexibility, good communication skills.
Organisational skills and competences
Excellent organizational skills, ability to work in stressful situations mainly linked to the relationship with the public. Good experience in project and team management. Problem solving. Goal oriented work.
Technical skills and competences
Good research and documentation skills
Computer skills and competences
Good knowledge of Windows (98, 2000, XP, Vista, 7), Microsoft Office, Internet.