A Social Hackathon is organized with the objective of developing digital competencies of youngsters and adults through the active participation at preparatory training activities that culminate in a Hackathon for the co-creation of innovative digital solutions to one or more societal challenges.

Pedagogical approach: Any type of digital training can be integrated with a Hackathon and benefit from a different and definitely effective way of assessing the competences acquired by the learners. For this reason, digital competences centres are advantaged as they can easily plan their training programmes in a way that facilitate and promote the exchange of experiences and competences between the participants at different courses.