Master in Civic Education

  • CIVIC FEEDS CULTURE

  • CIVIC FEEDS FUTURE

  • CIVIC FEEDS MEMORY

  • CIVIC FEEDS SOCIAL CAPITAL

  • CIVIC FEEDS FREEDOM

  • CIVIC FEEDS BEAUTY

MCE

The lack of civil consciousness in italy is striclty connected to the unexpected costs and the lost profits which caused the financial and political crisis of this country. the master in civic education aims to form new educators capable to enhance the conscience of public managers, businesspersons and members of the communities.

GOALS


Entrepreneurship

Through the strengthening of the civic conscience the Master teaches responsible and competent entrepreneurs how to save resources and create wealth for the community.

Education

The Master aims to fill the “Civic Education” gap in the Italian school system. In particular graduate educators work on the topic of Costitution and Citizenship.

Society

Reinforcing the citizens sense of duty and rebuild the bonds of solidarity based on the awareness of the common duties, and on the commitment to leave to future generations a country more beloved and more respected.


SOME FUN FACTS ABOUT THE MASTER

6
EDITIONS

58
PROFESSORS

113
GRADUATES

16
REGIONS

8
COUNTRIES

 

 

 

The debate in Asti leaves its mark on Princeton’s professors

— La Stampa —

 

HISTORY

The Master in Civic Education is the result of the collaboration between the James Madison Program at Princeton University and the association Ethica

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TWO RESIDENTIAL SEMINARS


COURSE

USA, Italia, Europa:
Costituzioni e Costituzionalismo

COURSE

È necessario Dio per essere buoni cittadini?
Politica e Religione nelle Democrazie contemporanee


FOUR MASTER IN CIVIC EDUCATION


PROGRAM

Sull’educazione del cittadino
La cittadinanza post moderna
Costituzioni e costituzionalismi
Laicità e democrazia
Universalismo e eguaglianza
Cittadinanza degli antichi
Guerre e sistemi democratici

PROGRAM

Lectio Magistralis: liberalismo ed educazione
Sui doveri
Sui diritti
Sulla Costituzione
Impegno civile
Etica pubblica
Politica internazionale: le Guerre
Lectio Magistralis: religione ed educazione

PROGRAM

Al di là del bene e del male
Il declino della democrazia
La questione morale
Lectio Magistralis: sull’educazione

PROGRAM

Religione e vita civile
I doveri
I diritti
Liberalismo e democrazia
La nascita della politica
Lectio Magistralis: perchè persistere

THE MASTER IN CIVIC EDUCATION AND THE RESIDENTIAL SEMINARS ARE PROJECTS ORGANIZED AND DEVELOPED BY

ETHICA

 

 

 

It has been a marvellous symposium

— Roberta De Monticelli —

 

TEACHING

OVER THE YEARS, AROUND THE MASTER IN CIVIC EDUCATION, NEW INITIATIVES HAVE FLOURISHED IN OTHER ITALIAN CITIES, A SIGN OF THE INNOVATIVE PROPENSITY TYPICAL OF OUR COURSE

 

METHODS


COURSES

Lessons tought by professors who distinguished themselves in proficiency, passion for education and impeccable ethical standards.

SEMINARS

“Questions and answers style” follow-up meetings led by our tutors in order to discuss and clarify the lectures.

LABS

Training “on the field”: we give students the opportunity to be “Civic Education” teachers in Italian high school classes.

STARTUP

We support the students’ entrepreneurial skills in order to create projects connected to Civic Education.

 

PARTNERSHIPS

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OUR BEST STUDENTS HAVE GOT FELLOWSHIPS TO STUDY FOR A YEAR AT PRINCETON UNIVERSITY UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE JAMES MADISON PROGRAM IN AMERICAN IDEALS AND INSTITUTIONS

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IN 2014 THE MASTER IN CIVIC EDUCATION STEADIED ITS NETWORK THANKS TO THE NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH THE THOMAS JEFFERSON CENTER AT UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS, AUSTIN

 

 

 

Civic education is the necessary condition for the rebirth of a country

— La Stampa —

SCHOOL

OUR EXPERIENCES “IN CLASSROOM”

ACCADEMIE IN CIVIC EDUCATION

MARCHE REGIONE LABORATORIO

LE PAROLE PER UNA RINASCITA

APPUNTAMENTO CON LA COSTITUZIONE

PIEMONTE

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APPUNTAMENTO CON LA COSTITUZIONE

The Constitution must find adequate space in schools

— Assemblea Costituente, december 11th 1947 —

TEAM

OUR TEAM WORK WITH COMPETENCE, AWARENESS AND PASSION TO MAKE THE MASTER IN CIVIC EDUCATION A UNIQUE EXEMPLE.

DISCOVER THE MCE TEAM


Maurizio Viroli

DIREZIONE

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Maurizio Viroli

Gabriella Argnani

COORDINAMENTO

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Gabriella Argnani

Paola Grattarola

AMMINISTRAZIONE

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Paola Grattarola

Riccardo Fava

Marcello Gisondi

Lorenzo Coccoli

Nicola Mandirola

LABORATORI

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Nicola Mandirola

Marco Marino

PROGETTAZIONE

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Marco Marino



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No body is born citizen but everybody has to become one

— Michael Walzer —

PROGRAM

THE MASTER IN CIVIC EDUCATION 5 WILL BE HELD DURING THE NEXT ACADEMIC YEAR 2014/15 AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ASTI

TOPICS

dal 10/11/2014 al 14/11/2014
dal 15/12/2014 al 19/12/2014
dal 02/03/2015 al 06/03/2015
dal 13/04/2015 al 17/04/2015
dal 11/05/2015 al 15/05/2014
dal 08/06/2015 al 12/06/2015

 

 

 

I can see on the faces of these young people the spirit of liberty

— Robert P. George —

DONORS

EVERY YEAR THE MASTER IN CIVC EDUCATION OFFERS TO TWENTY EXCELLENT YOUNG WOMEN AND MEN CAREERS OPPORTUNITY CONNECTED TO CIVIC EDUCATION
THANKS TO THE VISION AND GENEROSITY OF PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS AND INDIVIDUALS, SELECTED STUDENTS RECEIVE A GRANT THAT COVERS TUITION, ROOM AND BOARD.
IF YOU BELIEVE IN CIVIC EDUCATION, DONATE TO THE MASTER PROGRAM OF ASTI

METHODS


DONORS

GRANTS

FORMATIVE ACTIVITIES IN SCHOOL

 

 

 

THE UNIVERSITY OF ASTI AS WELL AS THE STREETS, THE SQUARES AND THE PUBBLIC SPACES OF THE CITY ARE OUR CAMPUS

— ETHICA —

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