Elena Malaguti, PhD Pedagogist - Psychologist and psychotherapist -Associate Professor in Didactics and Special Pedagogy at the Department of Educational Science “G.M. Bertin” – School of Psychology and Science of Education - University of Bologna – Italy - Head Mistress of Master in Didactics and Psycopedagogy for students with Autistic Spectrum Disorder attended regular school – Department of Educational Science “G.M. Bertin” University of Bologna – Italy – and MIUR (Italian Ministery of Education, University and Research)
PHD programme - 2000- 2003 - XV ciclo PHD in Special Education and Inclusion - "Vulnerability, Resilience and Care: research perspectives in inclusive education
Her main activity is about the perspective of inclusive education in a social, human and ecological model integrated with the resilience processes through a multifactorial, multidimensional and cultural approach. She was involved at National and European levels in many projects focusing on: educational and training processes, monitoring and evaluation, elaboration of learning methodologies, curricula, elaboration of observation protocols. Her main activity is in studies on theories and models in prospects of Human Rights according to a social and human ecological approach and method. Participants for several European projects on removal of obstacles in advocacy processes – empowerment –resilience - work training for autonomy and independence. Research concerns studies on processes in resilience, advocacy, empowerment, self-determination and quality of life regarding disability, margin, deviating. Occupied in projecting and reorganizing in educational and didactic fields in the name of prospects for emancipation and access to didactic and cultural learning. Research focused also on parenting and early childhood. Collaborator with the International research group on “identity - cultures – resilience” Head quarter in Paris. Highly qualified in carrying out her profession as researcher and teacher. Research is experiential and in collaboration with social services and families. Prospects pay high attention and care in developing inclusive contexts
1991 School of Psychotherapist in Psicosomatology – Italian School of Psychosomatic Analysis -28/06/ 1991
1994 – 1998 Master Specialization in Biosistemic Psychotherapy, S.I.B - Italian Society in Biosistemic
1999 Master Degree in Human Rights and Peace Keeping " – Department of Political Science - University of Bologna and with University of Banja Luka, Coventry, Frankfurt am Main, Strasbourg, Saarbrucken, Tunis III, Tuzla
1987 High School Diploma: Scientific course
1998 Psychology and Psychotherapist – Registered in the register of Psychologist and psychotherapist of Emilia Romagna – Italy -
1996 Cult Member – Special Inclusive Education – Department of Educational Science “G.M. Bertin”- University of Bologna
2004 PHD doctor in Special and Inclusive Education – Department of Educational Science “G.M. Bertin”- University of Bologna
1995: European Community: Advanced Course (held in Israel) -
The Arab- Israeli conflict and social mediation
Professor of Special and Inclusive Education, Vulnerability and Marginality - Degree in Social and Culture Educator - School of Psychology and Science of Education - University of Bologna.
Professor of Special and Inclusive Education – Degree Course in Infancy and Childhood Early Education – School of Psychology and Science of Education - University of Bologna.
Professor of Education and Rehabilitation – Master Degree in Planning and Management of Social and Educative Disadvantage Situations (Progettazione e Gestione dell’Intervento Educativo nel Disagio Sociale) - School of Psychology and Science of Education - University of Bologna – Italy
- Professor of Intellectual Disabilities and Austistic Spectrum Disorder for the School Inclusion – Degree in Specialized Teachers for Inclusive School - School of Psychology and Science of Education - University of Bologna.
Researcher and aggregate professor Department of Educational Science “G.M. Bertin” University of Bologna – Italy – and MIUR (Italian Ministry of Education). Professor of Special Need Education - Department of Educational Science “G.M. Bertin” University of Bologna. Professor of " Rehabilitation" – Professor of Education and Rehabilitation – Master Degree in Planning and Management of Social and Educative Disadvantage Situations (Progettazione e Gestione dell’Intervento Educativo nel Disagio Sociale) - School of Psychology and Science of Education - University of Bologna – Italy
Professor of Special Education and Inclusive Education to the University of Bolzano e Bressanone - Facoltà di Scienze della Formazione Primaria - corso aggiuntivo di sostegno - SISS - Pedagogia Speciale - Professor of Master "Help care end empowerment nella scuola e nei servizi socio - educativi e socio - sanitari" - Università di Firenze - Facoltà di Scienze della Formazione – Dipartimento di Scienze dell'Educazione e dei Processi Culturali e Formativi.
Main Research Projects
Since 2015: Erasmus Plus OMO AIPD – Inclusive education, Work and Intellectual Disabilities
- People with Down syndrome at work –
2013: International programme on Social and School Inclusive Education in Kosovo: Department of Educational Science “G.M. Bertin”- University of Bologna and Save the Children International Association –.
2007 – 2008: Member of European Daphne II project “An investigation into forms of peer-peer bullying at school in pre-adolescent and adolescent groups: new instruments and preventing strategies”. Qualitative and quantities research in Italy, England, Spain, Portugal, Bosnia Herzegovina, Sweden.
2012- 2013: Leader of the Research Project:
2011 – 2012 Children living outside the family: models for taking charge and resilient perspectives
A study in the Italian context to promote resilience process and social inclusion - Bologna University and San Giuseppe Foundation Rimini
2011 - 2012 Early childhood education, gender and care, research on pre-school services in Emilia Romagna
2003 – 2004: Maem Master – Cooperation Box Office – University of Bologna -
2001 Asia – URBS European Project .
2002 Eating disorder research” Special pedagogy chair, S.Orsola Policlynic (University of Bologna)
2001 "Colibrì" Project – Microsoft Society – Department of Science of Education - S. Orsola Polyclinic (University of Bologna) - S. Gerardo Hospital, Monza - Besta Neurologist Hospital, Milan - De Marchi Hospital, Milan. Research project into the relation between health, learning and knowing.
1998 - 2001: "HIV doesn’t go to school" Local Health Company, Bologna - University of Bologna - Social Psychology Chair - L.I.L:A.: "Survey on behaviour among the vulnerable young without schooling
Main National and International Congress
2017: EECERA Conference (European Early Childhood Education Research Association) 2016: 3thrd world congress on resilience Trois Rivieres University (Quebec ) Canada 2015: Pathways to resilience: IV International congress in Halifax – Canada
Lectures: Inclusive education and resilience perspectives Lectures: Models for taking charge and resilient perspectives
2014: II International Congress on Resilience - by Research to Practice
Lecture: Minors living in “conditions of vulnerability and neglect”, families facing difficulties and community models. Resilience processes, cultural and gender issues, and inclusive perspectives.
2013: I International Congress on Resilience - by Research to Practice
2011: 8 ° International Congress “La Qualità dell'integrazione scolastica e sociale” Centro Studi Erickson.
Lecture: Women and Men with disabilities: Gender studies e disability studies
2008: Centro Studi Erickson, I° International Congress on Auistic Spectrum Disorder
Lectures: Parent training and resilience
2003: Istituto Degli Innocenti - IRC (UNICEF) "Children and adolescents, boys and girls, involved in armed conflicts: reintegration and resilience overview
2003: 4° Convegno Internazionale Centro Studi Erickson – Alma Mater University of Bologna – Italian Ministery of Education, University and Research
Lecture: The Quality of Inclusion and The Quality of the School – Practices of the International Classification Of Function Disability and Health (OMS 2002)",
National and International Partnership Affiliation
- Member of the International Scientific Committee if the I,II, III Resilience International World Congress
- Member of the Resilio International Association
- Member of Italian Association of Special Pedagogy (SIPES)
- Member of Centre for the study on Gender and Education – Department of Educational Research University of Bologna (CSGE)
- Member of the Centre for studies and research on Disability, Education, Inclusion Department of Educational Research University of Bologna (CEDEI)
- Member of Italian Association ofPedagogy (SIPED)
- Member of Scientific Committee of Media Educational Laboratory (Mela) - Department of Educational Research University of Bologna
RELATED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES
Areas: designing of assistance systems - social inclusion
processes – rehabilitation programs and processes following
deficiencies, traumas and illnesses.
Teacher of training and specialisation courses (Italian and
European projects), for teachers, professional trainers, nurses and
operators in the Health, Social and Education fields. Gives
seminars at the Faculty of Education Science, University of
Psychologist and psychotherapist, L.I.L.A., Bologna: provides group
and individual clinical and therapeutic support and co-ordinates
Provides consultancy as a psychologist and psychotherapist at the
"Istituto Aldrovandi Rubbiani " Upper Secondary School, and the
"Tanari e Manfredi"
Professional Institutes in Bologna.
Provides consultancy to the Mior's Penitentiary of Bologna
Good working Knowledge both written and spoken of English and fair
Knowledge of French