How to Blend-IN: a game of intercultural communication

As you may have read in previous articles, as part of the project, we are gathering good practices from partner countries in the field of social inclusion. In this spirit, we would also like to highlight the Blend-IN project, from the Slovenian partner, the Celje Youth Center. Blend-IN was an ambitious 18-month project, which was … Leggi tutto How to Blend-IN: a game of intercultural communication

“Cromos dels Barris”: gamification & tourism in Barcelona

When we think about tourism, we always picture far away cities, landscapes and environment. But most of the times, we miss knowing better what is going on around us at a local level. Today, we at Fundació Catalunya Voluntària would like to introduce one of our best practices as a way to discover your city … Leggi tutto “Cromos dels Barris”: gamification & tourism in Barcelona

Leading by example: gamification and education in Catalonia

To start talking about gamification, it is important to put a bit of context in the subject. In our case, it is a bit easier to talk about the Catalan context, as Spain is a very big country, and the reality can vary from one region to another. The concept of gamification and its use … Leggi tutto Leading by example: gamification and education in Catalonia

The hidden element: searching for gamification in Slovenia

Not much research can be found in Slovenia on the subject of gamification, but something is obvious; gamification is present in many fields. In fact, one of the first Slovenian works on gamification is a diploma thesis titled “The Gamification of Advertising in Slovenia” written by Pavlič in 2016. In her work, Pavlič states that … Leggi tutto The hidden element: searching for gamification in Slovenia

Gamification in Greece: a work in progress

According to Gabe Zichermann, the world's foremost expert and public speaker on the subject, gamification “is a process of using game thinking and game dynamics to engage audiences and solve problems”. But has Greece joined in the game yet? If you factor in the marketing and advertising industry, the short answer is yes: from point … Leggi tutto Gamification in Greece: a work in progress