With the new school year, the initiative starts again One click for the School which confirms the commitment of Amazon to support the world of teaching. This initiative, in the three previous editions, allowed the company to donate over 7.9 million euros in the form of virtual credit to more than 29,000 participating schools.
Amazon supports Save the Children and Italian schools with the One Click for School initiative
This year, for the first time, in addition to kindergartens, primary and secondary schools of first and second grade distributed throughout the national territory, Amazon customers who join the initiative can choose to support the project “Star Player in Motion” di Save the Children. It is a network of schools throughout Italy united to promote the school well-being of students and the renewal of methodologies e instruments to counter the school dropout.
Early school leaving in Italy concerns the 12.7% of minorswhich does not even get to graduation because he leaves his studies early. This is one of the percentages highest in Europesince our country records the third highest value, after Romania (15.3%) and Spain (13.3%). The fight against early school leaving begins right through creating an environment that favors the well-being of studentstheir motivation, their sense of belonging to the school.
At the moment, all the schools participating in Fuoriclasse in Movimento carry out a participation path in which students and teachers, together, identify solutions to improve the school. Thanks to Amazon, their proposals can become realityinnovating the school spaces and the didacticsstrengthening the relationships between students and teachers and expanding the collaborations between school and territory.
How to participate?
To participate in the initiative just sign up for the dedicated site e select the recipient of the donation you want to support. Amazon will then donate, in the form of virtual credita percentage of eligible purchases made by customers on Amazon.co.uk to their chosen recipient.
All purchases, including products sold by sales partners on Amazon.it, will participate in the billing of purchases against which Amazon will donate virtual credits to schools. Schools and Save the Children will then be able to use the virtual credit obtained on a catalog of over 1,000 products useful for their educational activities.
In addition, Amazon announced the return of theAmazon Digital Labthe unique and free digital space that offers a large catalog of resources, which you can find on official site. Amazon Digital Lab was created for everyone who they never tire of learning e broaden your horizons. This year it offers numerous contents and tools for training, including one selection of digital assets come video tutorial, audio books e podcast Audible.
To conclude, to face this “back to school” with a smile, Amazon has also launched the “Back to school” showcase. The showcase will be available until October 1st and you can find thousands of products: from indispensable classics, such as textbooks, stationery, backpacks, to the must-haves of the new generations, such as electronics, university materials and much more.