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

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.

Students from eight schools reach the final of the Barcelona Open Data Challenge

Wed, 10/04/2019 - 16:24

Smart City. Eight projects by school students in the city will be competing, with the winner to be announced on 8 May.

Barcelona to promote STEAM activities at the YoMo Festival

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 13:07

Digital education. The Youth Mobile Festival (YoMo), which will take place from 26 February to 2 March, will have a Barcelona City Council stand where children and young people can further their knowledge of science, digital design...

Agreement for improving the general public’s digital skills

Thu, 17/01/2019 - 10:52

Technology. L’Ajuntament de Barcelona i la Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) han signat un conveni per impulsar la millora de les competències digitals de la ciutadania.

Agenda

Taller 'Maker Kids Estiu'

When:
From 22/07/2019 to 26/07/2019
Where:
Centre Cívic Guinardó
Rda Guinardó 113 (Horta-Guinardó)
934503987

Cursos digitals #estàsON: Crea el teu propi control de video jocs

Acte Ajornat

When:
17/07/2019
Where:
Biblioteca Nou Barris
Pl Major de Nou Barris 2 (Nou Barris)
932914850
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