Final Project Meeting in Bilbao: Transforming Early Childhood Education for the Digital Age

Bilbao, Spain, September 12-13, 2023: The closing transnational project management meeting for ‘Make ECEC institutions fit for the digital age leaving no one behind’ took place at Iparragirre Ikastola, Bilbao. This innovative educational institution, founded in 2014 and part of the Diocesan School Network (EBI), hosted this pivotal event.

Day 1 – September 12, 2023: Participants from partner organizations convened for a two-day journey focused on advancing early childhood education in the digital era. The day began with standard project meeting procedures and agenda presentations. Key discussions revolved around a training program/platform, an international contest for ECEC teachers, and digital tool integration for educators. Later, attention shifted to project implementation activities, national stakeholder committees, and event planning. The day concluded with networking at a delightful social dinner.

Day 2 – September 13, 2023: Day 2 commenced with in-depth discussions on additional project-related matters crucial for its success and sustainability. The Quality Assurance Framework and a review of the final project partners meeting were vital agenda items. The event concluded with a group photo, symbolizing unity and dedication in revolutionizing early childhood education across Europe.

Iparragirre Ikastola’s history and commitment to innovation provided an inspiring backdrop for this international gathering. The efforts in Bilbao promise a lasting impact on early childhood education in the digital age. To learn more about the project’s activities, stay tuned and visit our Facebook page.