Author: Patricia Parpajola

De La Salle High School from Minneapolis visiting Turin with TEC

From Field To Table De La Salle High School from Minneapolis brought 33 students and four teachers to Turin for a two-week academic trip TEC organized for them. Welcoming dinner at Collegio San Giuseppe Visiting one of Europe’s oldest science

Study Abroad: An Eye-Opening Opportunity

As my college career came to an end, I frequently spent my time musing on the best experiences I had in the last four years. While I had many fond memories on my college campus, I realized that the most

Thinking About Taking a Gap Year? You’re Not Alone.

More students than ever before are taking gap years – and for good reason. It’s important to take time to explore your interests, develop skills and develop real world experience before you set out on your life path. It’s about taking

Strolling through Science in Turin: a visit to the Science Academy

Last April 8, on the opening day of the new Egyptian Museum of Turin, Nail Spencer -member of the British Museum’s Ancient Egypt department and of the Turin Egyptian museum’s advisory board- said: “Turin has a fantastic collection and an

New Historical Library Tour 2018-2019!

Guests on the Library Tour will have a unique opportunity to peer into rare volumes tucked away in nooks and crannies of historical libraries. As technology leads towards paperless libraries, guests will delight to re-discover the heft of pergamum and paper

Valerio Minato: our new partner!

Through his lens, Valerio really captures the heart of his beloved Turin with talent and passion! Following his passion for photography which began three years ago, Valerio’s projects on Turin have been published on several websites, e.g.,,, He

Autumn in my Mountains

Gabriele Prato really captures the magical atmosphere of the ‎Piedmont‬ and Valle d’Aosta mountain scenery including ‪‎Val di Susa‬ and ‪‎Val Chisone‬, with this beautiful timelapse video. Are you ready to enjoy it?

Tom Johnson Guest Post: Tom’s performance at Artissma 2014

Turin Educational Consortium (TEC), in partnership with  De La Salle Collegio San Giuseppe organizes customized educational trips in Turin; the Italian trendsetting city, rich in history, culture, art and technological innovations.  White-toothed Ambition: an Invitation to an Empire State Tom

Sustainable Tourism: linking with a 422mile cycle path Turin to Venice!

                  Turin will be linked to the 14 EuroVelo routes, forming the European cycle route network with the n.8 Mediterranean Route; bicycling on the Po river along the banks, in the villages

Welcome Kristin Ohlson, the New York Times free-lance journalist and writer!

Monday, 27 October, 2014 Starting this week we are hosting guest posts on various educational topics. Please, enjoy this guest post by journalist and writer Kristin Ohlson on environmental sustainability. The New York Times free-lance  journalist and bestselling author, Kristin