ESA/GTTP Teacher Training Workshop 2015 - apply now
28 July 2015ESA is once again organising a training workshop for science teachers in association with the Galileo Teacher Training Programme (GTTP). The sixth in a series of training workshops, the ESA/GTTP Teacher Training Workshop will be held at the European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC) in Noordwijk, the Netherlands, between 23 and 27 November, 2015. The deadline for receipt of applications is 09:00 CEST on 21 September 2015.
What to expect
Participants at this workshop will have the chance to explore innovative ways to use space science and astronomy in the classroom to engage students in the sciences. Teachers attending will be presented with a diverse workshop programme consisting of practical sessions, and lectures from ESA experts. Cosmic light will be one of the main topics this year in celebration of the International Year of Light. Participants will also find out more about ESA Education activities and resources, as well as the latest from ESA space science and astronomy missions. In addition, participants will have the opportunity to network with their peers from across Europe.
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2015 Summer Teachers Workshop.
Credit: ESA/A.Conigli - CC BY-SA IGO 3.0
The workshop will start at 13:30 CET on Monday 23 November and finish at 16:00 CET on Friday 27 November.
The working language of the workshop will be English; participants must have a sufficient command of the language to be able to fully participate in all sessions of the workshop.
Attendance at the entire workshop is mandatory. Participants are encouraged to bring their personal laptops; internet access will be organised at the workshop location.
Sponsorship and costs
There is no fee to participate in the workshop. ESA will arrange and sponsor the costs of hotel accommodation, local transport from Noordwijk to/from ESTEC, lunches and refreshments for all selected participants during the workshop, as well as one social dinner. In addition, up to 200 euro per selected participant will be available towards travel expenses and will be reimbursed after the workshop. Participants are expected to cover the costs of evening meals, with the exception of the social dinner.
* ESA Member States: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Poland, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom.
European Cooperating States
Bulgaria, Latvia, Lithuania, Slovakia and Slovenia
Communications, Outreach and Education Group,
Directorate of Science and Robotic Exploration, ESA