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We design professional training and refresher courses on issues concerning childhood, adolescence and families for practitioners and professionals engaged in various capacities in the educational, social, legal and health fields, through:

  • Customised training courses designed and implemented in the framework of institutional collaborations with public and private partners;

  • Catalogue of training courses through the ‘Formarsi agli Innocenti’ Training Agency;

  • Media education initiatives and activities in school and extracurricular contexts;

  • Training and promotion projects of an innovative or experimental nature also through participation in calls for tenders;

  • Organising events, seminars and conferences.

Activities and Services


Specialised training offer on services and interventions for children.

Bambini al Centro (Children at the Centre)

A family mediation service for couples in high-conflict situations to protect the psychophysical well-being of their children.

Ser.I.O. Servizio per le Informazioni sulle Origini (Service on Information on Origin)

A service promoted by the Region of Tuscany and the Istituto degli Innocenti to support people who were abandoned in their search for information on their origins.  

News and Events

il taglio del nastro all'inaugurazione del nuovo Consultorio all'Istituto degli Innocenti

Inauguration of the new Consultorio at the Istituto degli Innocenti

The Consultorio, an important centre for women's health but also for young people, families and couples, is returning to the Istituto degli Innocenti…

L'intervento di Aldo Fortunati, direttore Area Infanzia e Adolescenza dell'Istituto al convegno "Educazione Zerosei. Diritti e qualità, e accessibilità del sistema integrato"

Educazione Zerosei (Education 0-6) The Institute's Report at the Centre of the COnference in Milan

Almost like two parallel lines. On one of them, there is the pre-school: generalised, free, widespread throughout the peninsula, with coverage rates…

Presidente Istituto degli Innocenti, Maria Grazia Giuffrida

World Children's Rights Day, Chairwoman Giuffrida's Interview with Avvenire

"The significance of this World Day? Very important and intense, since it celebrates the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, approved by the UN…

Il Progetto Nazionale Rsc

National RSC (Roma, Sinti and Caminanti) Project, Training for New Teachers

An online training course for new teachers of comprehensive institutes involved in the National Project for the inclusion of RSC (Roma Sinti and…


Publications and Projects

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Zerosei integrated system: the cooperation with the Municipality of Sassari.

Pathway developed with the technical and scientific assistance of the Istituto degli Innocenti to support the Zerosei integrated system of the…

Bambina per mano a due adulti, visti di spalle

Educating in Complexity

Accompanying and training pathway implemented since 2015 to support the City of Naples in revising its system of socio-educational interventions…

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Foster Care and Adoption: A Collaboration with the Abruzzo Region

Awareness-raising, training and information programme on family fostering and adoption to reduce the institutionalisation of minors, raise local…

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Zerosei Integrated System - A Collaboration with the Municipality of Nuoro

A pathway developed with the technical and scientific assistance of the Istituto degli Innocenti to support the Zerosei integrated system of the…

cover del report sul corso di formazione sull'accoglienza residenziale per il Comune di Napoli

Residential Care for Children Outside the Family.

Report on the training and support course on the development of socio-educational residential services for the Municipality of Naples.

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Autism: Observing to Intercept Precursors

Report on the training course aimed at nursery school educators of the Lazio region to learn how to detect the first symptoms of autism

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Children's rights explained to children

A brochure aimed at primary and secondary school teachers to support them when talking to children about their rights

Quaderni del Centro nazionale di documentazione per l'infanzia e l'adolescenza

National Centre Booklets

Publishing series of the National Documentation and Analysis Centre for Childhood and Adolescence