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DiCi-Educa – Factors for Promoting Dialogue and Healthy Behaviors in Online School Communities.

Co-funded by the Gulbenkian Knowledge Academies, the project “Educational centers with digital and civic skills” – DiCi-Educa aims to improve the civic and media skills of young people (14-18 years old) institutionalized in Educational Centers (CE) of the Directorate-General for Reinsertion and Prison Services (DGRSP). In particular, it aims to provide and articulate adaptability skills to the use of digital in relation to the surrounding context at the level of: communication, creative thinking and problem solving.

COFAC is the coordinating entity of the project, which was developed by our research unit CICANT, and has DGRSP as a direct partner. The team includes Maria José Brites (Lusófona University of Porto), Daniel Catalão (Lusófona University of Porto), Teresa Sofia Castro (ICNOVA – NOVA Communication Institute), Vera Duarte (University Institute of Maia), Vanessa Ribeiro (Lusófona University from Porto), Nélio Brasão (Lusófona University) and Fernando Catarino (Lusófona University).

CICANT was the project leader – more informatio here: