INDIRE - the National Institute for Documentation, Innovation and Educational Research with its headquarters in Florence and three territorial units, in Turin, Rome and Naples has been the reference point for educational research in Italy for over 90 years. It is the Italian Ministry of Education’s oldest research organisation and Together with INVALSI (National Institute for the Evaluation of the Education and Training system) and the inspectorate of the Italian Ministry of Education, INDIRE is a part of the National Evaluation System for Education and Training. The Institute develops actions to support educational improvement processes to raise teaching quality and pupils’ achievements. The Institute accompanies the evolution of the Italian school system by investing in training and innovation and by supporting the school's improvement processes. It develops new teaching models, experiments with the use of new technologies in training courses, promotes the redefinition of the relationship between spaces and times of learning and teaching. The Institute boasts a consolidated experience in training of teaching staff and has been the protagonist of some of the most important e-learning experiences in Europe.
In this context, INDIRE, together with all the Italian public research bodies group that also includes the OGS (National Institute of Oceanography and Applied Geophysics) - one of the partners of the Adswim project, in order to help and encourage study from home due to the covid emergency schools' lockdown in Italy, has selected contents, videos and interactive contributions of various themes and made them available to teachers, students and families by the online platform and webinars. The platform, constantly updated, allows you to choose resources using the search menu. The Adswim videoiconographics is now a part of these e-learning materials:
The OGS is a public research Institute active in the field of pure and applied research on Earth and Marine Sciences (Oceanography, Geophysics, Seismology) with a focus on research infrastructure development and management to safeguard environment and natural resources and to prevent geological, environmental and climatic risks.