Life Lab supports young people in developing new skills, self confidence and a sense of belonging. The ultimate goal being to remove barriers to learning and improve access to better opportunities for their future.
We believe that by creating a sense of community and support for students with a range of extracurricular, yet still educational, activities we will improve their academic and social skills and transfer a sense of “belonging”. Our aim is to reduce school exclusions, increase educational engagement, and ultimately drive positive change.
Our fist Life Lab is held within a school complex (IC Fenegro’) north of Milan, offering a range of activities to the most in need students aged 8-14 years old. Open 4 days a week throughout the academic year, Life Lab provides students with the opportunity to take part in art workshops, gardening, dance, boxing, crafting and more, all coordinated by professional educators with the supervision of the school Head Teacher and a specialist youth psychologist. Going forward NTMY’s ambition is to open a number of Life Lab’s across Italy (and Europe), we truly believe education is the most powerful tool in reducing the gap and guaranteeing equal opportunities for all.