Do you want to be part of the project "Digital inclusion against social inequality"?.
A challenge proposed by the ECIU University with the participation of the UAB and the Barcelona City Council as a partner.
We are searching:
- 20 students to be part of a multidisciplinary work team that will propose solutions to the challenge "Digital inclusion against social inequality"
- Availability 14 from March the 14th to July. Alternating a face-to-face and virtual part. The time spent on the project is estimated in 150 hours.
- UAB students or students who are members of the universities registered at ECIU University last year of bachelor's or master's degrees.
- Training experience linked to real problems.
- Recognition of 6 ETCS credits and final certificate of participation in a project promoted by the Barcelona City Council in collaboration with the UAB.
- Talks with experts and citizens and Visits to the Trinitat Nova district and the Nou Barris Technology Park.
Do you want to be part of the “Digital inclusion against social inequality” project
The ECIU, the European Consortium of Innovative Universities, was created in 1997 as an international network of universities focused on innovation, creativity and impact on society.
ECIU University was born on 2019 as a European university, funded by the EU and with the aim of creating an innovative educational model at European level. Currently, ECIU University connects 12 universities of 12 different European countries and one extra-European associated university.
One of the functions of ECIU University is to face challenges (the ECIU University Challenges)
The ECIU University Challenges are learning experiences that work on real-life challenges, propose a solution and make an impact. The work groups, include students, teamchers (members of the teaching and research staff who coordinate the challenge) and stakeholders such as public institutions, business, NGOs…). In this sense, we encourage you to participate!
The ECIU University challenges are based on the challenge-based learning, an innovative and multidisciplinary perspective, and an international environment.
The challenge-based learning approach follows a specific structure consisting of three main steps: engage, investigate and act. letting students be active participants and co-creators in the process, as well as business,, a town hall, an association, a group of citizens).
Digital inclusion against social inequality
The project you can be part of is part of the project “Connect Barcelona”, a pilot promoted by the Barcelona City Council to address the digital gap through three strategies: supply of electronic equipment, Access to Internet connection and digital literacy.
The pilot is being monitored and the evaluation and its conclusions are expected to lay the foundations for defining and quantifying digital urban policies against the digital divide.
You can sign up for the work team (we offer 20 places) before the 9 March 2022 to the ECIU platform.
Here you will find more information about our challenge “Digital inclusion…“