ESA – GTTP 2020 – A Journey to Space Exploration Missions
Dates: October 19th to 23rd 2020 | Online
The European Space Agency and the Galileo Teacher Training Program join hands again to bring cutting edge training opportunities to all interested teachers. This time we will have the opportunity to (virtually) visit the Science Operations Centre of ESA in Madrid (Spain).
The European Space Astronomy Centre (ESAC), ESA’s window to the Universe, welcomes teachers from all over the world. Make sure you take part in this adventure. Meet the scientists, make a virtual visit of the facilities, and learn about the discoveries taking place there.
Hands-on Innovation and Inclusion with Astronomy@My BackPack
Dates: July 26th – August 1st 2020 | Venue: Cascais, Portugal
We decided to bring back our course Astronomy@myBackPack with a new flavour. We are mixing science and arts with innovative and inclusive methods for learning. The course will introduce the participants to a series of interesting hands-on tools and resources to bring astronomy and space exploration to the classroom.
The course will include activities performed with daily materials (Solar System distances, phases and seasons in celestial bodies, constellations and more). It will also include a series of interesting digital tools to spice up the delivery of curriculum content such as: planetarium software, graphic design tools, image processing software and more.
Astronomy Education Adventure in the Canary Islands 2020
Dates: July 19th to July 24th | Venue: Tenerife, Spain (Optional extension to July 25th | La Palma)
Once again NUCLIO and IAC (Instituto de Astrofísica de Canárias) join hands to promote another unforgettable Education Adventure in the Canary Islands. This year’s main theme will be Exoplanets. Do you think you can involve your students in real research experiences? Could you or one of your students discover a new planet around another star? Well, the answer is yes and it is not as hard as you think. By introducing innovative learning methodologies, you will be able to deliver curriculum content while bringing research and space exploration much closer to their reality.
Date: Sept 6th to Sept 11th | Venue: Bergen, Norway
In 2020 Global Hands-on Universe Meeting is joining hands with new partners. For the first time, besides the traditional international Galileo Teacher Training Program the meeting will count with the Global Science Opera for Schools and the Global Hands on Ocean teams. The meeting will take place in Bergen (Norway) and will gather scientists, educators and artists in a unique event.
COSPAR – GTTP 2020
Date: 15th to 22nd of August, 2020 | Venue: Sidney, Australia
Are you a scientist or an educator? In 2020 we are partnering with the local organizers of COSPAR in Australia to organize a teacher/scientist training event during COSPAR 2020. The event will take place at the International Convention Centre in Sidney.
We are planning a 3 day training event open to educators and scientists attending COSPAR 2020. This year’s program will include very interesting topics: Space Exploration and Inclusion, Nobel Prize Physics in the Classroom, Art and Science in a Global Science Opera, Reflections for an Innovative School and much more. For scientists there will be a special session dedicated to Space Research Communication with Schools – How to bring your research to the hands of students.
Inspiring Science Education Academy 2019, Greece
Dates: 30 June – 5 July & 7-12 July 2019 | Venue: Marathon, Greece
The aim of the Inspiring Science Education International Summer Academy is to support the modernisation of science education and training, assessment of learning outcomes and the professional development of teachers and trainers, as well as the introduction of the Inquiry Based approach in the science curricula.
The courses being promoted will be held in beautiful Marathon, Greece.
Astronomy Adventures in Canary Islands 2019
Date: 14-20 July 2019 | Venue: Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain
Join the adventure in the Canary Islands surrounded by some of biggest astronomical telescopes in the world. The workshop for teachers will include hands-on activities, inquiry-led teaching, use of e-Learning resources, and also a visit to Teide Observatory.
ESA – GTTP Workshop 2019
Dates: November 2019 | Venue: ESTEC, The Netherlands
The European Space Agency (ESA) together with the Galileo Teacher Training Programme (GTTP) organise an annual workshop for teachers, covering practical sessions, inquiry-based learning, and lectures from ESA scientists, with a tour of ESA.
GTTP Teacher Training Workshop at GHOU2019
Date: 18-23 August 2019 | Venue: Observatoire de Haute Provance, France
Join the annual GTTP teacher training workshop in Vienna in August 2018. During this teacher training, scientific topics will be introduced in teaser talks by scientists and then the teachers will work on materials in several workshop sessions related to the topics.
ESEA Summer School Courses 2018, Greece
Dates: 1-6 & 8-13 July 2018 | Venue: Marathons, Greece
The European Science Education Academy (ESEA) is proud to announce a new series of exciting Summer Schools for 2018 under the framework of ‘Inspiring Science Education.’ The six courses offered are based on the latest educational trends and will be held in beautiful Marathon, Greece in the summer.