Entries by Francesca Di Concetto

Inclusione sociale e simulazione digitale: i cambiamenti nell’apprendimento e nella comunicazione post-pandemia


Come sarà l’Università nel dopo pandemia? Quali le tecnologie per l’apprendimento e la comunicazione più adatte? Quali saranno i possibili cambiamenti in una società post-covid per il mondo accademico e per i campus di tutto il mondo? Se ne è parlato il 21 ottobre nel convegno internazionale online Digital Technology and the Post-Pandemic University, promosso […]

The MEDICI Digital Inclusion Atlas at the EUTOPIA Week


On 2nd July at 2:00 p.m., during its first e-week, the EUTOPIA project will hold a joint online conference on digital inclusion.In Session 2 of the conference, focused on ‘Problems and solutions for digital inclusion’, the Scientific Director of the MEDICI project Dr Joe Cullen (Tavistock Institute) – will present the Digital Inclusion Atlas. The […]

Geolocating digital fragility zones on a territory: presentation of the Digital Fragility Index


In response to the need of many local players to be able to geolocate, on a large or small scale, the digital fragility areas of a territory, the Prefecture of the Occitanie region (France), within the framework of the Incub’O programme to support digital transformation, has developed a digital fragility index with the support of […]

Le FabLab O-Kartié: un outil de médiation social et numérique dans l’Ile de la Réunion


O-Kartié fait partie du Réseau des FabLabs Solidaires de La Fondation Orange. Installée depuis 2017 dans le quartier de L’Etang à Saint-Paul , ce FabLab est un tiers-lieux ressources qui s’oriente sur 5 pôles de compétences: Éducation, donner accès aux établissements scolaires à des machines et compétences autour du numérique afin de faire naître des […]

Ensuring digital inclusion for those experiencing homelessness


People experiencing homelessness are more likely to be digitally excluded, and being left behind digitally often means facing increased disadvantage. What are the challenges in accessing digital for those experiencing homelessness? What are the possible solutions and what resources are available to support this? These topics have been discussed in a webinar organised by Homeless Link […]

Digital youth inclusion and the big data divide: examining the Scottish perspective


Many of the existing youth digital inclusion programmes primarily focus on functional digital literacy (e.g., how to access information online), and not critical digital literacy (e.g., how to critically analyse the information online). In this article based on a research conducted in Scotland, Alicja Pawluczuk (United Nations University Institute, Macau) suggests that digital inclusion should […]

Lithuanian libraries help citizens bridge the digital divide thanks to an ERDF project


500 000 Lithuanians are still not using the Internet, as a result of lack digital skills. Among them, people living in rural or deprived areas, low-income, low-education or unemployed individuals, older people, people with disabilities. The “Connected Lithuania” ERDF project, co-funded by the Republic of Lithuania, offers free digital literacy lessons to Lithuanian citizens. The training […]