STEAM BCN

Description / Objectives

A program to foster science and technology vocations from pre-school to secondary school.

Science and technology professionals are increasingly sought after. A major gap between global supply and demand is predicted in the market for professionals with these profiles. This gap increases yet further in the case of women, as there is an alarming gender inequality. In Barcelona, girls represent just 13% of people on ICT courses and 26% in the science and technology sector.

Faced with this scenario, Barcelona Activa has created STEAM BCN (Science, Technology, Art, Engineering and Mathematics) to foster science and technology vocations from pre-school to secondary school, offering tools and resources to both teaching staff and families.

The project focuses on the gender perspective and demystification of the scientist associated with a background and socio-economic status. Workshops, training capsules, visits to research centres, ideathons, etc. have all been designed to be rolled out in schools, libraries, universities or Fab Labs, among others.

In collaboration with the GSMA and the Government of Catalonia, programmes such as MSchools and the YoMo Festival are promoted, attracting more than 10,000 children and 4,000 educators. Educational programmes are also delivered in Fab Labs: 4 public Fab Labs that train more than 5,000 students and teachers in digital production and IT literacy in schools.

News

STEAM Barcelona reaches out to more than 25 educational centres this academic year

Tue, 01/10/2019 - 13:24

Technology and inclusion. STEAM Barcelona aims to foster scientific and technological vocations among children and young people, and is addressed at the entire educational community. 25 Barcelona educational centres are taking part...

Michael Donaldson Carbón. Comissionat d’Innovació Digital, Administració Electrònica i Bon Govern de l'Ajuntament de Barcelona

Barcelona appoints a new commissioner for Digital Innovation, e-Government and Good Governance

Thu, 12/09/2019 - 10:07

The new commissioner, Michael Donaldson Carbón, is part of the third Deputy Mayor’s Office for the 2030 Agenda, Digital Transformation, Sports and Territorial and Metropolitan Coordination, led by Laia Bonet.

More than 50,000 people have trained on Ciberàrium’s online courses

Mon, 12/08/2019 - 15:57

Employment and jobs. Twenty years of distance learning in digital skills.

Ateneu de Fabricació Digital, Parc tecnològic, Nou Barris, Barcelona

A digital manufacturing and learning centre opens in Nou Barris

Thu, 16/05/2019 - 11:38

Smart City. A digital production centre for citizens, the education community and enterprise.

Agenda

Tallers Cibernàrium 'Miró El Graffiter'

When:
From 19/10/2019 to 26/10/2019
Where:
Ateneu de Fabricació Ciutat Meridiana
Av Rasos de Peguera 232 (Nou Barris)
932 695 156

Festa de la Ciència

When:
From 26/10/2019 to 27/10/2019
Where:
Parc de la Ciutadella
Pg Picasso 21 (Ciutat Vella)
010
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