Curriculum vitae

  • Surname: Di Rienzo
  • First name: Santina
  • Date of birth: March 3rd 1963
  • Town: Montelongo (PV) Molise
  • Country: Italy
  • Residence: Pavia (MI) Lombardia
  • e.mail: 

Study experiences:

  • 1990: Erasmus Programme at Saint Etienne University (France)
  • 1994: degree in Languages at Pavia University
  • 2001: postgraduate degree (SISS) for teachers of English
  • 2009: on line post Lauream Course: foreign language pedagogy 
  • 2010: on line post Lauream Course:  foreign Language didactic and new technologies
  • 2011: on line post Lauream Course: teaching English to people with learning difficulties

Seminars I have attended:

  • Since 1998 I have attended British Council seminars, Oxford seminars for teachers
  • Erickson seminars on Didactic approaches for dyslexsic learners
  • ACLE seminars every year from 1997 to 2012 on how to conduct a city camp in English
  • Many seminars for counselor ad persona organized by Rome IACP to learn how to manage difficult group dynamics

Job experiences:

  • From 1991 to 1993 teacher of French in a Private school in Pavia
  • 1994 and 1995 group leader for the Italian Touring Club (Milano). I took children to Dublin (Republic of Ireland)
  • 2001: teacher of English in the Pavia Prison and in a scuola media in Pavia
  • Since 2010 and so far I have organized 7 city camps in schools and Parish centers
  • In Pavia and the suburbs: I have also attended a First aid course (when you work with children you must be always prepared …you never know… )


  • my name is mentioned on the site of Pavia among the tourist guides
  • I sing in  Amadeus  Choir of Pavia

  • We are usually asked to sing for Marriages and concerts of Opera such as Carmen, Nabucco, Mme Butterfly and so on.
  • Theatre: in 2016 after having attended three years school at the University of Pavia in collaboration with Teatro Fraschini   I got a certificate as Operator of Social Theater.


  • Brain gym: I have attended different seminars of brain gym (26 movements which help to relax muscles to improve attention and to face different problems).
  • Biodanza  Toro methode
  • I have read a lot of books such as the ones written by Thomas Gordon, Mario Polito on how to face difficult group dynamics 
  • I have attended seminars organized by Erickson ( during which I have learned how to use the circle time to face difficult group dynamics
  • I have attended seminars organised by I.A.C.P.: it is a school that prepares people as councelor ad personam to solve relationship problems between couples or groups of people who have to work together (