The Scientific Center of Monaco (CSM) has unveiled a series of files on its website, which have the particularity of having been written in Monegasque by students in 4th grade at Charles III College.
No longer say “Scientific Center of Monaco” but “Centru Scientificu de Munegu”! The CSM began in June 2021 a collaboration with the Directorate of National Education, Youth and Sports (DENJS).
Thus, a 4th grade class from Charles III College was invited to visit the CSM and to discuss with researchers. They then wrote fact sheets for the centre’s website in the Monegasque language, with the help of their teacher, Sylvie Leporati.
A great initiative to highlight the Monegasque
Alberto, Alexandre, Amandine, Chiara, Chloé, Émilie, Florian, Mathias and Sabrina were translated with around ten scientific files detailing the activities of the CSM. Others should follow in the months and years to come, gradually constituting the first Monegasque encyclopedia.
This educational project responds to a real demand to safeguard Monegasque, a language with deeply local roots and linked to the history of the Principality. The Prince’s Government recently announced that Monegasque courses will become compulsory until the end of college. The opportunity to dive back into the study of Monegasque, why not with the help of the Academy of Dialect Languages …