(ANS - Paris) - Adult educational actions mainly take the form of special programs. Yet, there will always be spaces and moments for spontaneous play. In this case we are talking about informal pedagogy or, as it is called in the Salesian schools, "courtyard" or "playground" pedagogy. Don Bosco himself was very attentive to this. But what characterizes this pedagogy?
(ANS - San Salvador) - We talk about social networks and we run the risk of understanding them only as a means of transmitting information. But with them, a new way of learning and thinking is created, creating opportunities to establish relationships and create bonds.
(ANS - Rome) - It is not enough to be part of the G7 to be able to claim to have defeated poverty. In Italy, on the contrary, it increases and involves more and more people, with trends and indicators for growth, cause for deep concern, as stated by the National Statistical Institute (ISTAT).
(ANS - Rome) - Clarifying ideas on discernment of the two forms of consecrated Salesian life, with the dual purpose of helping the formators to present correctly the Salesian identity, and to accompany the young in the process of vocational orientation: this was the objective that the Dicastery for Formation pursued through the Seminar on the Discernment of the two forms of the Salesian vocation, organized in recent weeks at the "San Callisto" in Rome. From these reflections many ideas emerged, now being transmitted to the entire Congregation.