The Reggio Emilia educational approach is focused on preschool and primary education, and the power our kiddos have that we as all-important adults like to forget we've lost. Its name derives from the Italian town it originated in, while the man responsible for it is psychologist Loris Malaguzzi—along with the parents of the villages around Reggio Emilia. The progressive atmosphere of post-WWII Italy fuelled their perfectly balanced idea, and the resulting cooperative educational philosophy was resting on social constructivism. Relying on exploration, discovery and placing the child's interests at the center of what is, ultimately a self-guided curriculum, is now one of the longest standing, unique and trusted holistic educational approaches that are so sought-after by parents today. We're here to tell you what to look for in it, and where to seek it out in Jakarta!