Liceo Pilo Albertelli

Republic of Italy

Liceo Pilo Albertelli

Liceo Classico ‘Pilo Albertelli” is an old and famous Classical High School situated in the centre of Rome, capital of Italy. It is not far from the main monuments (Colosseo, Santa Maria Maggiore Church), museums (Palazzo Massimo, Palazzo delle Esposizioni) and parks, easily reachable by public transport. The school was founded in 1879 and it is entitled to Pilo Albertelli, one of the teachers of this school who was murdered during the Second World War by the Nazi. In the past, many famous people studied in this school like Enrico Fermi (Nobel Prize for Physics in 1938), Ugo Ojetti and Carlo Cassola (writers) and Ettore Scola (film director).

The building is composed by four floors. On the first floor there are the Headmaster’s office, the secretary’s office, the teachers’ room and many laboratories (Physics, Science, Internet room, Art and Language labs), there is also an ancient museum of Physics. On the second floor we have the students’ classrooms and other laboratories. There is also a choir with about 50 students. We have about 900 students aged from 14 to 19. There are about 70 teachers, some technicians for the laboratories, a librarian. The main subjects studied are Ancient Greek, Ancient Latin, Italian, Maths, History, Physics, Geography, Science, Art, Physical Activities and English.

Antonio Volpe

Project Manager

Born in the land of Torquato Tasso, he has taught Literature, History of Art and Philosophy in high schools. Journalist since 1990, cultural animator and filmmaker, he directs the Liceo Pilo Albertelli and the Pascal High School in Rome.President of Association Dirigentiscuola Lazio.

Michela Nocita

Project Manager Assistant, Communication Manager
Teacher Developing Intellectual Outputs

1997 Degree in Greek Epigraphy – ‘Sapienza’ University of Rome;
2001 Specialization in Classical Archaeology – Advanced School of Archaeology, ‘Sapienza’ University of Rome;
2003 Visiting Phd student – Italian Archeological School at Athens, March – July 2003;
2004 PhD in History – Università degli Studi di Padova;
4-8-2018 National Academic Qualification as Associate Professor.
2004-2021 Teacher in Greek, Latin and Italian Literature, now at “Liceo Ginnasio Statale Pilo Albertelli” (High School), Rome;
2019-2020: Vice Principal (Primo collaboratore) at “Liceo Pilo Albertelli”.
2004-2021 “Cultrice della Materia” (nonsalaried Honorary Fellowship) in Greek Epigraphy and Greek History, Department of Classics (Scienze dell’Antichità), “Sapienza” University of Rome.
Activities at other Institutions
2004-2006 member of “Archeomar Project” (study of the greek and roman literary sources about Calabria and Campania), Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism;
2003-2015 member of the Vatican Museum’s team studying the Greek Lapidarium in the Basilica of S.Paolo fuori le Mura in Rome (Inscriptiones Sanctae Sedis, vol.V, forthcoming)
2013- 2021 Member of epigraphic staff of MAIER, Missione Archeologica Italiana a Hierapolis di Frigia (Pamukkale), Prof.ssa Grazia Semeraro, Università di Lecce.
2014-2021 Member of epigraphic staff of Archeological Mission at Laodikeia and Tripolis, prof. Celal Simšek (Univrsity of Denizli).

Annalisa Ciongoli

Financial Manager

Working experience

From 01/09/2019 to today: Director of General Administrative Services of the Pilo Albertelli state high school in Rome

From 01/09/2017 to 31/08/201 9 : Dsga – Luigi Einaudi Higher Education Institute in Rome

From 01/09/2009 to 31/08/2017: Dsga – of the Comprehensive Institute Via PAMicheli in Rome

From 01/09/2008 to 31/08/20 09 : Dsga of the Italo Svevo State Middle School in Rome

Work experience in the insurance sector:


RAS – Adriatic meeting of Sicurta -1992-1993

Education and training

Degre in Law
June 1986
Baccalaureate classical


Other language

Milena Mattiello

Financial Manager Assistant


from 1997 to 2000 secretariat and reporting activities at the Agency of Insurance

From 2000 to 2005 Reservations and customer support clerk at the Tirrenia Navigazioni spa (shipping company)

from 2004 to today administrative assistant at high school


scientific high school diploma computer science diploma

Mariano Pistilli

Teacher Developing Intellectual Outputs


1988    degree in Greek Dialects at Sapienza University of Rome


2008-2021   teacher in Greek, Latin and Italian Literature at Liceo  Classico “Pilo Albertelli” in Rome

2011-2021    assistant principal of Liceo “P.Albertelli”

Giordano Cossu

Trainer developing the Intellectual Outputs (Film Production Company

Independent journalist, documentary maker and digital producer with a double degree in Engineering and a Master in Journalism, Giordano’s works aim to raise awareness on human rights and social issues worldwide through innovative storytelling and a human perspective.

In 2010-2011 he co-directed his first web-documentary, reporting the reconstruction of Haiti after the earthquake (Goudou Goudou, the ignored voices of Haiti’s reconstruction) with the active participation of 5 Haitian journalists from local radios. (“Digital Heretics” award at the International Journalism Festival in Perouse in 2011).

In 2013-2014 he directed and produced Rwanda 20 years on” a transmedia project addressing Rwanda’s genocide and reconciliation through a variety of linear and interactive video formats. This work received the Prix Italia 2014 as well several other awards worldwide.

In 2015-2016 he contributed to set up the project, an online portal specialized in data visualization journalism to raise awareness and provide correct data about the refugee & migration crisis still affecting Europe today.

Italian by birth, he has lived and worked in several countries, he speaks 4 languages and he is currently based in France. He has contributed to media outlets like RFI, TV5 Monde, La Stampa, The Christian Science Monitor, Repubblica and L’Espresso.

He is the founder and director of Hirya Lab, a production & consulting company to assist media outlets and public & private institutions in the production of innovative multimedia content with a cause.

He is currently Digital Producer for Info, Culture and Sports events at France Télévisions (French public broadcaster)

Barbara Pulcini

Teacher Developing Intellectual Outputs


1994 Degree in Greek History -‘Sapienza’ University of Rome;

1999 PhD in History – ‘Sapienza’ University of Rome;


2012-2021Teacher in Greek, Latin and Italian Literature at “Liceo Ginnasio Statale Pilo Albertelli” (High School), Rome;

Activities at other Institutions:

1997-2002: editor for Antiquity at the Istituto dell’Enciclopedia Italiana (Treccani);

2007-2010: Greek expert for the revision of the Rocci vocabulary at the at the publishing house Dante Alighieri.

Barbara Tarquini

Teacher Developing Intellectual Outputs


1990 Degree in Classical Philology  –‘La Sapienza’ University of Rome

1997 Specialization in ‘Scuola di specializzazione per conservatori di beni archivistici e librari della civiltà monastica’- University of Cassino


1995-2016 Theacher in Latin, Greek and Italian Literature at ‘Liceo Ginnasio Statale Benedetto da Norcia’ (Hight School) in Rome

2016-2021 Theacher in Latin, Greek and Italian Literature at ‘Liceo Ginnasio Statale Pilo Albertelli’ (Hight School) in Rome

2000-2002  Researcher in Classical Philology (Assegno di ricerca), Department of Classics (già Dipartimento di studi greco-latini), ‘La Sapienza’ University of Rome.

2003-2021 ‘Cultrice della materia’ (nonsalariated Honorary Fellowship) in Classical Philology, Department of Classics (già Dipartimento di studi greco-latini), ‘La Sapienza’ University of Rome.

Activities at other Institutions

2001-2017 Collaboration in Research Projects (Progetti Prin; Progetti di Ricerca di Ateneo del Dipartimento di “Studi greco-latini, italiani, scenico-musicali,  ‘La Sapienza’ University of Rome –  Department of Literature, Philosophy and Communication, University of Bergamo Bergamo).

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