Associazione di Promozione Sociale Futuro Digitale

Associazione di Promozione Sociale Futuro Digitale

DigItaly is pledging to involve more than 8,000 municipalities, more than 6,000 schools and at least 2,000 companies in Italy in the period 2016-2018.

This, developing tools oriented to reduce the digital divide and encourage local development:

  • Online courses on ICT through an e-learning platform for high school students (15 - 19)
  • Free Wifi Hotspots
  • Web applications aimed at citizens that encourage local development by proximity marketing

Thanks to these technologies municipalities will be able to communicate with citizens, local companies to promote their business through web applications and proximity marketing; and young people to improve digital skills that will increase their employability.

Last update: 25/10/2017
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Pledge Category

Digital skills in education
Digital skills for labour force
Digital skills for all citizens

Pledge's geographical scope

Time period

Start date: 01/10/2016
End date: 31/05/2019

Other Pledge details

Local/National scope: National
Public Funding: YES
Foundation TIM

Associazione di Promozione Sociale Futuro Digitale

Futuro Digitale works to strengthen the skills of young people through ICT and youth participation projects in small towns where we have our Office.

Qualitative Impact

The main purpose of DigItaly is to promote social innovation and digital culture using new technology in a conscious way to provide services to the community:
• Citizens will have an App available to get local information in real time and to request services from companies;
• Municipal administrations and associations will be able to communicate freely and directly and immediately with the citizens;
• Companies will be able to publish offers immediately reaching customers with coupons;
• Schools will be able to give access to their students to a path of Alternating School-Work, and, in general, to a conscious path of use of Digital with an increase / improvement of their skills.

Quantitative Impact

Indicator Description Target Status
People reached through awareness raising activities/municipalities Municipalities involved 8,000 135500 Citizens / 13 Municipalities
People reached through awareness raising activities/companies Companies involved 2,000 135500 Citizens / Around 100
People reached through awareness raising activities/schools Schools involved 6,000 400 Students / 4 Schools

Pledge progress

Evidence about progress

400 students trained out of in ICT courses regarding "How to create: Hotspot Wi Fi, Web site, App for smartphone. At moment 6 workshops organized out of 10, involved 13 Municipalities and 4 Schools.
5 people placed at work in this project.

Milestones

Milestone name Completion date Status
Starting phase 30/09/2017 Completed
Training phase 31/05/2018 On Track
Research phase 31/12/2017 On Track
Application phase 31/05/2019 N/A