The REP Program stands for Reggio Emilia Approach® Excellence Preschools Program in Vietnam.
The REP Program brings together early childhood education institutions that implement the Reggio Emilia Approach® with a professional quality and is recognized by Global Embassy, the official representative of Reggio Children in Vietnam.
The REP Program helps those institutions implementing the Reggio Emilia Approach®, to offer an opportunity to improve their quality, thereby becoming official members of the REP Program which will contribute to improving the quality of education throughout the early childhood education community.
PATHWAY TO BECOME A REP PROGRAM MEMBER
1 ST YEAR
2 ND YEAR
Implement integrating Vietnamese early childhood education curriculum with Reggio Emilia Approach®
Participate in 2 year training program on Reggio Emilia Approach®
Participate in the study tour in Reggio Emilia, Italy
Meet the criteria for facilities of a Reggio school, atelier…, for academic affairs, for parent engagement
(*) Application and certification criteria: The preschool must meet the Vietnamese Government’s requirements for a preschool
3 RD YEAR
4 TH YEAR
5 TH YEAR
N TH YEAR
Annual assessment to maintain the certificate
Ongoing professional development
Be eligible to participate in the VIRES School Network
Opportunity to be promoted via VIRES channels and other parents-oriented activities
BENEFITS OF BEING A
MEDIA: Participating member schools are displayed on the Global Embassy website and the school website.
PROFESSIONAL QUALITY ASSURANCE: Participating member schools are to implement the MOET preschool curriculum integrated with the Reggio Emilia Approach®, and participate in advanced training and professional development sessions in the Reggio Emilia Approach® with experts from Reggio Children and Global Embassy.
BENEFITS OF BEING AN
CERTIFICATION: Official Membership “certification” in the REP program is granted by Global Embassy – the official representative of Reggio Children in Vietnam.
MEDIA: “Official Member” status is announced on the Global Embassy website and the school website, and the “Official Member” certification logo of the REP program can be used in many relevant media channels.
PROFESSIONAL QUALITY ASSURANCE
- Participate in annual advanced training courses organized by Global Embassy.
- Get updated information when there are curriculum updates and changes.
VIRES SCHOOL NETWORK
- Be a part of the Vietnam International Reggio Emilia Society (VIRES) preschool network, and be officially featured on the VIRES School Network’s media.
- Have the opportunity to participate in VIRES activities such as seminars, exhibitions, community meetings, professional training… and be promoted on VIRES’ channels such as website, Facebook, email…