JCU's High School Collaboration Program Featured on "Avvenire"

Professor Favorite (center) with students

Professor Favorite (center) with students

On Tuesday, 20 December, 2016, John Cabot University was featured in Avvenire, an Italian daily newspaper. The article examined the free English courses JCU offers to students from Roman high schools. The courses are part of JCU’s High School Collaboration program (Alternanza Scuola Lavoro in Italian), and count 800 students from 13 high schools.

Alternanza Scuola Lavoro is part of the 2015 Italian educational reform and aims to bridge the gap between education and the professional world. John Cabot University’s High School Collaboration program, specifically, aims to help Italian high school students prepare for professional interviews and teach them how to write a simple, effective resume in English.

Michèle Favorite, Professor of Business and Communications and Associate Director for Italian Admissions, said that the strength of the program lies in the Anglo-Saxon approach it takes, focusing on both the oral and written preparation.

Read the full article (in Italian).