Núcleo Interativo de Astronomia e Inovação em Educação

Innovating in Education for a Better Future

Training

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

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Projects

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

Outreach

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

Development

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

Highlights

ESA/GTTP 2022 – Space for All

Date: 17-21 October 2022
Venue: ESAC, Villafranca del Castillo, Spain – hybrid course.
In 2022, ESA/GTTP returns with a hybrid course (face-to-face/online): Space for All. Find out more and register!

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!

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.

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.

ASSESS staff training in Alqueva

The ASSESS team was together, from 25 to 30 of April 2022, at the Observatory of the Alqueva Lake, in Monsaraz, Portugal. Read more about this meeting and see the photos.

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