The book we recommend for this Saint George’s Day.

It has just been published. It is the book “Creative thinking and innovative social action”, by sociologist and social worker Sílvia Navarro, contributor to iSocial. A reference book and essential for those of us who believe in innovation in social action. You can buy it now on the publisher’s website and consult the index and the introduction in our newspaper library.

iSocial Foundation will co-direct with UB the “Postgraduate course in Public Management of Local Social Services” of ACM

Classes will begin on February 5. The course is addressed to the managers and technicians of Social Services of the 937 city councils members of the Catalan Association of Municipalities (ACM). The course will be managed by the School of Social Work of the University of Barcelona and the iSocial Foundation. It is a university program of 30 credits and 256 hours of classes.

A new debate explores the opportunities and limits of predictive systems and automation in Social Services

On November 19, Palau Macaya de Barcelona hosted the 3rd debate of the cycle “Big Data and Social Services” of the iSocial Foundation, in which four experts discussed the opportunities and limits of introducing predictive systems and automation processes in the Social Services sector. The debate was led by the data science professor of the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Jordi Conesa.

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