An Award-Winning Team
National Space Academy team members from across the UK have won awards for education from organisations such as the Institute of Physics, the Royal Astronomical Society, the Teaching Awards Trust and the Royal Society.
All of our Lead Educators are outstanding subject specialists with years of teaching experience. Our team also includes numerous Advanced Skills Teachers and a National Expert STEM teacher, working with world class scientists and engineers to bring cutting edge science to the classroom.
Tuesday 28th June 2016
The National Space Centre, Leicester 9.30am - 3.30pm
This session will enable teachers of chemistry to explore a range of ideas for teaching topics across the chemistry curriculum and develop an understanding of how practical work can be made more relevant and effective using the inspirational context of Martian exploration.Read more...
Non-Specialist Physics CPD
Wednesday, 8th June 2016
National Space Centre, Leicester
"Space" and the physics curriculum – it's so much more than just the orbits of the planets or the ultimate fate of the Universe. Contexts from space science can be successfully used for teaching topics as diverse as gravity, phases of matter and even the physics behind the motor effect.Read more...
Astronomy CPD for GCSE
September 2016 onwards
Various Dates and Locations
These full-day, intensive CPD sessions will introduce you to a range of hands-on teaching ideas, demonstrations and activities to allow you to bring the topic of Astronomy alive in your classroom.Read more...