Category Archives: Blog del prof. Bingo

Il prof. Bingo è il protagonista dei romanzi e racconti che formano la Saga del prof. Bingo. Questa sezione è dedicata al surreale mondo della Scuola e dell’Istruzione italiana, oggi chiamata la Buona Scuola, o, se preferite, la Fabbrica dei Cretini. Non cercatevi il ‘politicamente corretto’, ma satira, ironia, dissacrazione, tragicommedia.

Review – ‘1984’ adaptation for the Italian stage: not a play about the past, but about us, now

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Emilia Romagna Teatro has produced this stage adaptation of George Orwell’s classic dystopian novel 1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four). The play is directed by Matthew Lenton, Artistic Director of Vanishing Point, a multi-award winning theatre company based in Glasgow, Scotland. The play is performed in Italian by young talented actors. As we all know, Italian politics and Big…

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Education in Italy (part two): the foul play of Berlusconi’s and Renzi’s reforms

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In Education in Italy part one I describe the decline of the Italian Education system since the beginning of the new century and the birth of the scuola/azienda, of the student/customer and of the consumers’ school, with its parallel downgrading of the role of teachers and students. In this post I’ll try to present the…

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Education in Italy (part one): Nothing worth Teaching can be Taught?

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Education in Italy: Nothing worth Teaching can be Taught? In Education in Italy part one I’ll describe the decline of the Italian Education system since the beginning of the new century and the birth of the scuola/azienda, of the student/customer and of the consumers’ school, with its parallel downgrading of the role of teachers and…

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Well-fed young television-watchers or freedom fighters? Of juvenile rebelliousness and social commitment

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Since my book on Italian society in the last ventennio is also a warning against the contemporary erosion of democracy in the Western World – as I have said time and again, the Italy of the so-called Berlusconi Age is a privileged observatory -, a chapter of my work deals with some dystopian writers of…

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