Capacity building workshop on Astronomy
Blue Marble photograph of Earth taken on December 7, 1972, by the crew of the Apollo 17 spacecraft
In the framework of the UN-declared World Space Week, the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA), together with UNESCO, will organize a capacity-building workshop on astronomy for secondary teachers in Bangladesh, in cooperation with the Bangladesh Astronomical Society (BAS).
The aim of this workshop is to enhance capacity of secondary teachers in their teaching of basic and modern astronomy and introducing it to the school curricula. The 3- day workshop will cover basic and modern astronomy, including hands-on sessions with access to the Faulks telescope as well as issues on how to teach astronomy in the classroom and to integrate it in the school curricula.
|Type of Event||Meeting by Member States or Institutions|
|Start||03.10.2011 10:00 local time|
|End||05.10.2011 13:00 local time|
|Date to be fixed||0|
|Focal point||Gaines, Sarah|
|Organizer||Bangladesh Astronomical Society|
|Venue||Bangladesh Astronomical Society|
|Permanent Delegation Contact||Permanent Delegation of Bangladesh to UNESCO|
|Language of Event||English|
|Estimated number of participants|
|Link 1||BAS announcement|
|Link 2||UNESCO's Space Education Programme|