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

Visibility and recognition for digital training with the IT Academy

Wed, 20/07/2022 - 17:26

Employment. The centre has a labour insertion rate of 82%, with many students even finding work before they complete their training.

Giga tech centre for the global digital connectivity of schools to move into Ca l’Alier

Mon, 18/07/2022 - 14:33

Inclusion. The goal is to help drive the improvement of global education and reduce exclusion and the digital divide, an important step in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGS).

Adolescents participant al Visions STEAM - Fòrum

The Zoo becomes a new space promoting scientific vocations

Wed, 23/03/2022 - 15:21

Education. Activities in the STEAM programme will be held at the Zoo, as well as the Parc del Fòrum, the Olympic Ring and Tibidabo.

Technovation Girls expands to 8 to 12 year age range

Thu, 03/03/2022 - 15:02

Women and technology. The international competition on technology and entrepreneurship aimed at girls and young women is launching the 'beginner team' category this season.

Agenda

'3D designing and printing'

When:
Del 04/10/2022 al 20/12/2022
Where:
Espai Jove Casa Sagnier
C Brusi 51*61 (Sarrià-Sant Gervasi)
934140195

Maker Lab: 'Illustrating and collage'

When:
Del 18/10/2022 al 20/12/2022
Where:
Centre Cívic Convent de Sant Agustí
Carrer del Comerç 36 (Ciutat Vella)
932565000
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