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


Rosa Doran received in South Korea the Astronomy Education Prize of the IAU

Rosa Doran, president of NUCLIO, received today, August 2, the first edition of the International Astronomical Union (IAU) Astronomy Education Prize, at the Opening Ceremony of the IAU XXXI General Assembly (IAUGA2022) in Busan, South Korea.

GHOU 2022

GHOU Conference 2022
DATES: 22-25 August 2022 – Online
Become part of a global network of Astronomers, Scientists and Educators with one common goal: to bring Science Education to a whole new level.

The Moon and the Earth – Exhibition at Paredão de Cascais

“The Moon and the Earth” is the new exhibition, organised by NUCLIO and the Municipality of Cascais, that you can visit at Paredão de Cascais, from July 9 to September 13, 2022. Don’t miss it!

Rosa Doran wins the first edition of the International Astronomical Union (IAU) Astronomy Education Prize

This is one of three new awards created by the IAU earlier this year and recognise individuals and organisations that have made outstanding contributions to the fields of astronomy outreach, development and education.

Galileo Teacher Training Courses 2022

In 2022, the Galileo Teacher Training courses will be held in several formats: face-to-face, hybrid and online.
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