The Les Corts Fab Lab hosted the fifth session in the DSIPLAY programme of digital social innovation experiences, devoted to social development around the fab lab network. The meeting explored the capacity of these public facilities to transform local areas.
Beepath is an interdisciplinary project that aims to introduce citizen science into the schools of Barcelona and its Metropolitan Area. This is an activity concerning mobility and geolocalisation, aimed at 3rd and 4th year secondary school (ESO) teachers and students. It is based on three interrelated principles: education, science and technology.
Open data returns the to city’s primary and secondary schools with the Barcelona Open Data Challenge, a competition designed to promote use of the Open Data BCN portal among 3rd and 4th year secondary school and vocational education students, as well as enhance their data processing skills, encourage teamwork and foster a critical spirit.
Last Saturday, 9 June, the Parc de la Ciutadella was transformed into an outdoor laboratory with over 230 activities, bringing science, technology, innovation and research to members of the public from all walks of life.
Over fifty girls presented a dozen mobile apps which they have developed to tackle challenges around them, such as bullying at school, homophobia and sexist violence. The apps were presented at the Girls for a Change act, aimed at minimising the digital gender divide and promoting equal opportunities.
La nova oferta pretén millorar la inclusió digital dels col·lectius més vulnerables, despertar vocacions tecnològiques i científiques entre els més joves i preparar els professionals per a les demandes del mercat de treball actual i els reptes de futur.