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.
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.
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.
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.
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.