Entries tagged: Barcelona


UNESCO launches a fundraising campaign to bring relief to Nepal

On April 25 and May 12, Nepal was hit hard by two earthquakes that brought about awful consequences to the country and its citizens. The first earthquake, with a magnitude of 7.8-8.1, killed more than[…]


Catalan UNESCO Chairs call attention to the Government with the Palau Robert Manifesto

The Catalan UNESCO Chairs held a meeting on May 6 in Barcelona to discuss the challenges Catalan UNESCO Chairs face in the economic crisis. A paper was presented summarizing the activities of Chairs in research,[…]

Education Worldwide

Call for applications to undertake postdoctoral research studies

  The UOC’s UNESCO Chair is a center for the promotion of research, learning and information resources in the intensive use of ICTs in education for social transformation. As a further step toward fostering meaningful[…]

International Seminars

X International Seminar videos now available

Videos of the X International Seminar have been published on UOC’s youtube page. The 2-day seminar led to several discussions on the challenges and opportunities of education regarding to curricula. Our speakers discussed on what[…]


Lifelong learning may help tackle the ageing challenge, a study suggests

This UNESCO Chair made a presentation on ageing policy in the Congress of the Social Policy Network of Spain, held on February 5-6. The research analyzed the policies for the elderly enabled by the City[…]

International Seminars

X International Seminar tweet by tweet, debate by debate

Danica Savonick, from the Futures Initiative, has created a detailed Storify page with a representative selection of the conversations and moments that took place during the Seminar. It is a good summary of the debates[…]

International Seminars

Highlights from Day 1 of X International Seminar

This post was written by Tom Caswell Day 1 of the X International Seminar of the UNESCO Chair in Education and Technology for Social Change was lively and thought provoking. After a warm welcome from Josep[…]

Education Worldwide

Revisiting the fundamentals of traditional curricula

This post was written by Tom Caswell This week UOC and the UNESCO Chair in Education and Technology for Social Change will host a 2-day seminar called Revisiting the fundamentals of traditional curricula. Education thought[…]

Gender & ICTs

International Women’s Day: violence and obstacles yet to overcome

About a third of all women in the EU have experienced either physical or sexual violence since the age of 15, and 55% said they had been sexually harassed. These are the hard-hitting findings of[…]