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Reggio Emilia Conference organised by REACH


After a three-year wait, one of the most influential events for Reggio educators worldwide is back!

Continuing its legacy of eight consecutive successful editions that have consistently attracted packed venues and eager participants, the conference brings back authoritative experts from Reggio Children, Italy, to share about the Reggio Emilia approach, hailed as the world's best practice in early years education.

Don't miss out on the most anticipated educational event of the year! Secure your spot now and join us for an unforgettable journey of knowledge, inspiration, and growth.

4 reasons you can't miss this

  • A unique opportunity for educators to engage directly with speakers from the pre-schools and infant-toddler centres in Reggio Emilia and gain deeper insights into this inspiring, internationally renowned approach.
  • On-site simultaneous interpretation in English and Mandarin will make this valuable sharing accessible to all.
  • 2 full days of immersive learning and invigorating experience, featuring expert sharing, dialogue and exchanges, and experiences that bring learning to life!
  • All attendees will receive a certificate from REACH (Reggio Emilia in Asia for Children) to enhance their professional development portfolio.
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Conference details

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25 - 26 November 2023

Saturday - Sunday

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Sheraton Grand Shanghai Pudong Hotel

(No. 38 Pujian Road, Pudong New District, Shanghai)

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Educators, policy makers, parents, students and all who are passionate about supporting the learning and development of K-12 students.

Guest Speaker

Zhu Jiaxiong

Professor Zhu Jiaxiong

Professor Zhu Jiaxiong is a renowned thought leader in China. He is a professor and doctoral supervisor in the Faculty of Education at East China Normal University, contributing his expertise as a board member of the Pacific Early Childhood Education Research Association (PECERA). Professor Zhu was among the pioneers who introduced the Reggio Emilia Approach to China, a testament to his commitment to enriching education in China. He currently works as an editorial board member of international academic journals such as European Pre-school Education Research, Pacific Rim Pre-School Education Research, Contemporary Pre-School Education Issues Research (CIEC, UK), and Childcare Education Policy Research (JCEP, Korea). His main (compilation) work includes The Application of Piaget's Theory to Education, Early Years Curriculum (Textbook for the 11th Five-Year Plan of the Ministry of Education), Design and Implementation of Early Years Educational Activities (textbooks planned by the Ministry of Education in the 11th and 12th Five-Year Plans), Preschool Education from Multiple Perspectives. He also presided over the compilation of the materials of "Shanghai’s Second Phase of Curriculum Reform" and teaching materials in many provinces and cities.

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Marina Mori

With 50 years of experience, Marina Mori is a highly regarded leader and practitioner of the Reggio Emilia Approach. She worked with Professor Loris Malaguzzi, the founder of the approach, from 1980 to 1993. She was greatly influenced and inspired by his educational ideas. In addition, Ms. Marina worked for 27 years at Diana Pre-school, the world-renowned Reggio Kindergarten in Italy, which was named "The Best Kindergarten in the World" by Newsweek.

Since 2007, as a senior expert of the Reggio Emilia Approach, she has been dedicated to promoting the philosophy and pedagogy around the world, participating in various international collaboration projects, attending and being a keynote speaker at international seminars in Sweden, England, Australia, Germany, Australia, Japan, and etc. She has trained many excellent Reggio teachers.

Since 2010, she has been collaborating in the construction, development, maintenance, and conduction of permanent city Ateliers at the Loris Malaguzzi International Centre.

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Paola Strozzi

Having worked for almost 30 years at Diana Pre-School in Reggio Emilia in Italy, Paola Strozzi has an extremely rich experience in the field of practice, research, and teacher development in the Reggio Emilia Approach.

From 2007 to 2018, Paola worked as an educational supervisor in the municipal kindergartens and pre-schools of Reggio Emilia. She has participated in leading and planning several educational and professional development projects, as well as cooperating with Reggio Children, actively participating in the compilation and publication of various Reggio books, Reggio-related seminars and Reggio teacher training, making a great contribution to the promotion of the Reggio Emilia Approach in the world.


Jane McCall

Jane McCall

Jane McCall has collaborated as an interpreter for over 20 years with Reggio Children on overseas study groups, helped interpret/translate in schools, done research projects with other countries, and etc. She has been invited to interpret for overseas networks and other groups for conferences with speakers from Reggio Emilia in Australia, New Zealand, the UK, the US, Kuwait, Sharjah, Singapore, South Africa and China.

Jane has translated Vea Vecchi's writings in "Art and Creativity in Reggio Emilia" and translated Loris Malaguzzi's writings and speeches in "Loris Malaguzzi and the Schools of Reggio Emilia".

Jane lives and works in Reggio Emilia with her Italian husband and son.

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Early bird (Register before 31 August)

¥3888 $555 $777
Regular Ticket Price ¥4288 $612 $857


**The registration fee above includes: 2-day 5-star hotel lunch buffet, 2-day tea break, and ticket to the Reggio Children's Art Exhibition.

Registration and Payment Guide

Chinese mobile phone number or WeChat account

Please scan the QR code below and follow the prompts to register and pay.

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  1. Please transfer the registration fee to the following account, and note your name and email address. For T/T payment, bank details is:

    Beneficiary's name: Shanghai Yiqiao Commerce Co., Ltd
    Beneficiary's Account Number: 452076320872
    Beneficiary's Address: Floor 26, No. 828-838 Zhang Yang Road, Shanghai Free Trade Zone, China
    Bank Name: Bank of China Shanghai Pudong Branch
    Bank Address: No. 838 Zhang Yang Road, Shanghai 200120 China
    Swift Code: BKCHCNBJ300

  2. Please keep the transfer screenshot and send your personal information (name, phone number, email address, company name, and position) to the email: We will contact you as soon as possible.
**Please find the Exhibition Services Booking Terms of Service here.

Hear from Past Attendees

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