On January 23, 2019, His Excellency the Ambassador of Italy to Kuwait, Giuseppe Scognamiglio, joined top school administrators of Al-Bayan Bilingual School (BBS) in a traditional ribbon cutting ceremony for the initial opening of the new BBS Preschool Atelier. The Preschool Principal delivered opening remarks and introductions for the event. His Excellency Ambassador Scognamiglio officially inaugurated the event and offered best wishes for the Al-Bayan Bilingual School learning community for its continued Reggio inspired program development, which derives its foundation based on the established principles from the municipal schools in Reggio Emilia, Italy. Guests included Al-Bayan Bilingual School owner representatives, Board of Advisors, BBS administrators and key department leaders. Ms. Anna Hutchison, Preschool Principal, presented H.E. Ambassador Scognamiglio with an appreciation award in recognition of his continued support for the advancement of the BBS Preschool Reggio inspired approach for early childhood instruction.
Al-Bayan Bilingual School (BBS) was established in 1977 as the first bilingual school in the Arabian Gulf area. The new Atelier addition will play a significant role in enhancing and guiding the Reggio inspired instruction.