Núcleo Interativo de Astronomia e Inovação em Educação

Innovating in Education for a Better Future


Certified teacher training courses addressing cutting-edge methodologies and tools.



Active participation in relevant international institutions and projects in the field of education and development.


Outreach and non-formal education activities, because scientific literacy is essential for understanding our role in the future of our planet.


Participation in projects for development, because education is the key to personal, social, and economic development.

NUCLIO coordinates several international initiatives

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Galileo Teacher Training Program
Global Hands-on Universe
Portuguese Language Office of Astronomy for Development


inSTEAM: an example of good practices of Erasmus+ projects

The inSTEAM project has been selected as an example of good practices of Erasmus+ projects by the Spanish webpage SEPIE, the portal of the Spanish Service for the internationalization of Education!

STEM4CLIM8 Multiplier Event in Portugal

The “STEM4CLIM8 Conference: Hands-on educational play approaches to STEM and Climate Change” Multiplier Event was held in Cascais, Portugal, on September 29 and October 1, 2022.

NUCLIO is present at FIC.A – International Science Festival 2022

FIC.A - Festival Internacional de Ciência returned this year for another edition, which takes place between the 10th and 16th of October in a new venue, Hub-Act (Arte, Ciência & Tecnologia),...

I4OE Project Transnational Meeting in Portugal 

The Transnational Project Meeting “Innovation for Open Ecosystems” (I4OE) took place on 26 and 27 September in Portugal. Read the full story here!

Global Hands-on Universe Conference 2022 has come to an end

Learn all about the Global Hands-On Universe Conference 2022 (#GHOU2022), which took place from August 22nd to 25th!


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