Reflections by Manuel Castells on the impact of the Internet on education and society

By José Luis Benítez

In this episode I present the main topics addressed by the Spanish sociologist Manuel Castells in the videoconference that the 24 May 2021 with the title “Internet and education: a universal right.

Castells points out that the Internet should be considered as a fundamental social right for education and freedom of expression, and that it is necessary to build an informed citizenship, with ethical values, and actively participate in discussions on social media.