The Space Education International Workshop 2016 invites participants to explore best practices and innovative uses of astronomy and space sciences for education. The event covers the full spectrum of formal and informal education systems. Participants will meet and share ideas, practices, and resources that have been developed and implemented by Space Awareness, GTTP, ESA education, and their partners worldwide.

The workshop will address: the use of inspirational education material; the introduction of space related careers from a young age; and evaluating the impact of exposing children to motivational astronomy activities. Participants will also find out more about ESA Education activities, as well as the latest news from ESA space science and astronomy missions.

The workshop will include keynote speakers, presentations, discussions, and practical workshops. The event is open to primary and secondary school teachers, educators, science communication professionals, and policy makers. It will be held from 18 to 22 October 2016 in Leiden, the Netherlands.

Registration opens on 1 May and closes on 15 June, 2016. More info at: