DiM Project consists in a multilingual dictionary on line for students and teachers of school and organization that deals with language training for foreign students. It was designed by CPIA of AVELLINO. CPIAs (Provincial Centers for Adult Education) are schools set up by the Ministry of Education which provide services and activities for adult education as a contribution to personal, cultural, social and economic growth of all citizens. They are located throughout the Italian territory. DiM (Multilingual Dictionary) was born to support the teaching and the learning of Italian language for foreign students. Mostly of our students are immigrants especially
Context Cpia Avellino is the leading school of the DiM Project in collaboration with Cpia Benevento, Cpia Ravenna, Future Focus Ltd (Malta), Active Citizens Partnership (Greece), 36.6 Competence Centre (Scotland), IMS (Cyprus) All the schools and institutions involved in the project operate in the teaching of L2 to foreign students. Most of them are immigrants from African and Asian countries facing many problems such as low literacy or illiteracy. They often live in very disadvantaged economic and social conditions. Many are young people who have escaped from their villages of origin without any knowledge of the civil and social rules
CPIA Avellino, leading school of the DiM Project, is one of CPIAs (Provincial Centers for Adult Education) set up by the Ministry of Education. They are schools located throughout the Italian territory which offer services and activities for adult education as a contribution to personal, cultural, social and economic growth of all citizens. CPIA Avellino has a fundamental role in the integration process of migrant foreigners. Its activities respond to the communication and linguistic needs of foreign students for real integration and for the exercise of participation in active citizenship, so that their educational path significantly affects their project life.