10.00  Welcome address

Introduction by Lia Pensabene – Coordinator of the Project

Welcome address by Headmistress Maria Stella Battista – CPIA Avellino

Introductory remarks by the authorities

Dr. Sebastian Amelio  — representing ‘MIUR’ (Ministry of Education, University and Research) — Directorate for ‘School System and National Education System Evaluation’ — Department VI — Adult Education — Lifelong learning

Dr.ssa Luisa Franzese, General Director U.S.R. — Regional School Office for Campania

Dott.ssa. Rosa Grano — Director of Local Education Authority VII — U.S.R. Campania

Ms. Emanuela Fiore — Head of Avellino Diocese ‘Migrantes’ Office, representative of ‘Caritas’ Avellino Branch Office


10.30  The DiM Project: Objectives, outcomes and project impact – Key players: Students and Project Partners

Presentation of DiM Partners

36.6 Competence Center from Scotland

Welcome address by Gianluca Festa – Mayor of Avellino

Active Citizens Partnership form Greece

Future Focus Ltd from Malta

IMS Private School from Cyprus

Prof. Ugo D’Orazi, Headmaster CPIA RavennaPor

Prof.ssa Elena Bellinetti CPIA Ravenna

Prof. Antonio Gaita, Headmaster CPIA Benevento

Rahmann Rahidur, Student from CPIA Avellino



11.30 Lexicography and society: the language of speakers and the language of experts

D.SEmilio Porcaro: (D.S. CPIA Bologna; President  of  RIDAP – Italian Adult Education Network) “Language and languages within the CPIA (Provincial Centre for Adult Education): Questions and Perspectives

Prof. A. V. Rossi  (Professor Emeritus Università l’Orientale – Napoli; Presidente ISMEO) Fârsi Language and Iranian immigration in Europe

Prof. I. Micheli (Associate Professor Università degli Studi di Trieste) “The natural supremacy of spoken language. Orality and writing in Africa

Prof. G. Lusini (Full Professor, Università di Napoli “L’Orientale”) “Language and society in Africa: the case of Tigrinya (Eritrea and Ethiopia)

Dott. E. Minerba (Ph.D. Student Università. L’Orientale – Napoli) The diffusion of Wolof in Senegal : the rise of a future official language?


12.00 DiM Project Presentation


12.20 Language as a tool for didactic inclusivity: teacher training from theory to practice. Future prospects for the DiM

Prof. S.R. Sharma (Professor (rtd.), Deccan College, Pune University, India) “Multilingualism in India and the significance of multilingual dictionaries

Prof. F. Aiello  (Associate Professor Università. L’Orientale – Napoli) Synergy between school and university within the DiM project

Prof. M. Toscano (Researcher (rtd.), Università di Napoli “L’Orientale”) DiM: From project to product – steps and stops for the  pathway…


Closing remarks