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The My Baby nursery school accommodates children from 3 months to 3 years. It is a bilingual nursery (Italian/English) which received authorisation and recognition from the canton authorities in 2012. In 2013 the nursery was awarded the “QualiNido” certification from Kibesuisse. The nursery school can currently accommodate up to 33 children but from 2018 it will be expanded. All staff strive to guarantee the well-being and interaction of the children and their families on a daily basis.
31 August 2015 was the first day of school at My Child. The Medacta for Life Foundation extended its educational services with the pre-school: now children aged 3–6 years can also find an educational environment and project tailored to their needs.
The bilingual school (Italian/English) is open all day and offers extra-curricular activities (before and after school), it has its own canteen and organises My Labs afternoon workshops. The school is open 49 weeks a year. It runs the My Weeks service during the school holidays in the Cantons and the My Summer Camp service during the summer holidays.
The 3rd September 2018 will be the first day of My Kid Primary school with a mixed Year 1 and Year 2 class.
My Kid is a bilingual school (Italian/English) offering a full day with out of hours care, offering various extracurricular activities (before and after-school care, internal canteen and afternoon clubs)
In the weeks over of the canton school holidays and during the summer period the school’s indoor and outdoor facilities are open for the children with a variety of activities.
My Extra School
My School Ticino’s extra school service is open to all children, attending our school or not and guarantees a wide variety of activities which support and enrich the school’s educational and didactic curriculum. The service includes: pre-school (7am-8.30am), Lunch break (11.45am-1.30pm), After-school (4pm-7pm, on Wednesdays 1.30pm-7pm).The service runs 49 weeks a year: offering My Weeks during canton school holidays and My Summer Camp during the summer school holidays.
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My School Ticino is launching a new venture for the whole region: in September 2019 in Castel San Pietro My Languages - Scuola di Lingue is opening! ! Second location in Lugano starting from Sept. 2021.
In order to keep up the excellent educational standards that My School Ticino is known for, My Languages - Scuola di Lingue will use carefully tried and tested teaching methods for children from 3 years old to teenagers and adolescents , as well as offering courses and lessons for adults.
The courses offered by My Languages - Scuola di Lingue are designed for those wishing to learn a new language, to perfect their knowledge of foreign languages that have already been studied at various levels, to support teenagers with their studies and adults in their personal and professional path.
My Languages guarantees preparation for European Language Certificate exams: Cambridge for English, Delf/Dalf for French and Goethe for German. Moreover, the School is recognised as a Preparation Centre for English language Cambridge Exams. We also offer Italian courses for foreigners.
My Languages - Scuola di Lingue is pleased to announce its collaboration with Elisabetta Mohwinkel as Director of Studies. Elisabetta is the founder of L’albero di Momo language school in Como that was founded in 1998 and is know well known across the region. My Languages will adopt the Emotional Learning, Emotional Teaching® teaching method that Elisabetta has developed for children age 3-10 years. You can find further details in the Methodology section.
My Parent Support
In its statute, the Medacta for Life Foundation highlights its intention to promote parenting and encourage the return of women to work after having a baby.
We have already seen in the other sections the various choices the families have to make use of the extended timetable at the nursery and pre-school, iinternal canteen, My Summer Camps, My Labs and My Weeks.
In this section, we highlight the strategies implemented so far for families and schools to experience the co-responsibility of children’s education (sons and daughters for parents and children entrusted to the teachers) in a functional and constructive way.