Digital education and training

Un moment de la Conferència de Barcelona per a la inclusió digital, celebrada l'1 de desembre de 2022 a Ca l'Alier
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On Thursday 1 December, Barcelona City Council, Giga UNICEF ITU, the Mobile World Capital Barcelona and the Cities Coalition for Digital Rights organised the Barcelona Conference for Digital Inclusion, an event open to the general public that discussed how we can progress towards a fair, people-orientated digital transition.

Roof with vegetation in the Fàbrica del Sol.
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The aim of the awards is to recognise and disseminate innovative and inspiring initiatives in a variety of sectors (in the fields of business, social, communication and education) to help achieve our city’s sustainable development goals.

Imatge oficial Smart City Expo 2020
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We envision an inclusive digital future. More ethical, more collaborative, more transparent. For everybody.

Discover here how we are building Barcelona's future with the projects we are presenting at the Smart City Expo 2021.

Closing session of the educational program of the Fab Labs
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Discover some of the projects carried out by primary and secondary schools in the digital fabrication educational project. Participating schools and the Fab Lab teams shared their experiences and what they learned during the course.

Closing ceremony of the program Inhabitants in Ca l'Alier.
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HaBITants, the BIT Habitat Foundation’s educational programme that helps children and young people to discover, use and live responsibly in their urban environment, has finished its pilot with a closing ceremony to raise awareness of the programme’s pilot tests, carried out by students at the Escola Fluvià and Institut Quatre Cantons.

An ICT digital empowerment agent
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Here we present our report on the Emergency Plan for digital inclusion in Barcelona. You'll find all the initiatives we put in place during the second half of 2020 with the aim of making digitalisation an opportunity for everyone, rather than a barrier.

 Woman using a laptop on the floor of her house.
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The “What if...? series of virtual conversations #desdecasa”, organised by the Fundació BIT Habitat, has attracted more than four thousand viewers, who also had the opportunity to participate and reflect in real time with the expert speakers. The series has tackled how to reformulate our digital environments to adapt to the new future brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Taller infantil al  Casal de Barri de Torre Baró.
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La relació entre l’educació i les noves tecnologies (TIC) torna a un primer pla a causa del confinament per la crisi sanitària de la Covid-19. El sector educatiu s’enfronta al repte d’impartir clases a través dels canals digitals i de no deixar enrere l’alumnat que no en té accés. Xavier Bonal, catedràtic de sociologia a la Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, i Evaristo Pérez, docent especialitzat en l’ús de les TIC a l’educació, reflexionen sobre el paper clau de la tecnologia en el futur de l’educació i i sobre la bretxa digital en el tercer diàleg virtual del cicle “I si…? Cicle de converses #desdecasa.

 

Les Corts Fab Lab.
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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.

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The last four years have seen the Barcelona Digital City Plan turn technology into the driving force taking us to a smarter, fairer and more cohesive and sustainable city

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“It’s amazing to be able to approach technology without any fear, such as, “I can do this, right?” – Antonia Folguera, a Sonar+D curator.

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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.

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