The city of Essen set up a “Situation Centre Summer Holidays” with the aim to develop childcare, leisure activities and education for Essen’s children and young people for the 2020 summer holidays.
Digitally equipped cabins to provide government services to citizens
The Polish city of Otwock installed six cabins equipped with a computer, microphone, camera and multifunction device to keep up government services.
Participatory document for re-opening strategy
The city of Milan invites its citizens to contribute their ideas to the re-opening strategy for the city.
Digital infrastructure for homeschooling
The city of Vienna provides free laptops and a digital learning platform for students in need.
Retired teachers support students and parents
The city of Klagenfurt starts a service hotline which connects retired teachers with pupils who need educational support in main subjects.
Participation process on home learning
A participation process brought the voices of students to education policy makers with the aim to improve remote learning.
Hotel rooms for victims of domestic abuse
With domestic abuse cases surging during Covid-19 lockdowns, hotel rooms and easily accessible counselling is offered to victims.
Organising an online City Council meeting
Ghent (Belgium) councillors followed the council meeting online on their home computers. It was the largest digital council meeting ever held in Flanders.
Distributing laptops to students for remote learning
To ensure that all students are provided with laptops for digital learning, a US county gives free laptops to students in need.
Multilingual education material
A Norwegian platform offers educational material in Norwegian as well as in the country’s main immigrant languages.
Local WhatsApp chat groups inform in 15 different languages
To ensure that those who may be not familiar with a country’s national language get all the necessary information regarding Covid-19, 40 immigrant associations set up Whatsapp groups in different languages.
Press conference only for children
The Norwegian Prime Minister answered children’s question in a unique press conference.
Telephone calls against loneliness
The social distancing measures implemented, are challenging for many people. To counter feelings of loneliness and isolation, a telephone project was initiated by the community on San Lazzaro (Italy). Community members are contacted and can share their feelings and needs or just have a quick exchange of words.