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National Space Academy At ESA Teacher Training Programme

From the 13th -15th February National Space Academy Director Anu Ojha led teacher masterclasses for ESA's GTTP (Galileo Teacher training Programme) sessions held at the European Space Astronomy Centre (ESAC), Madrid. Twenty-two teachers were selected from across Europe to participate in this inspiring curriculum focused programme.

National Space Academy to deliver at Big Bang 2012

The National Space Academy has been asked to deliver student masterclasses and teacher CPD sessions on behalf of the UK space Agency at this years Big Bang Fair in Birmingham.  For more information on Big Bang 201 click here.

National Space Academy Project Director to guest lecture for the International Space University

The National Space Academy's Project Director Anu Ojha has been invited to guest lecture to the International Space University's MSC class in the Spring term.  Dates to be announced.

National Space Academy to deliver at ESA's Galileo Teacher Training Programme

The National Space Academy has been asked to lead an intensive hands on teacher CPD session at ESA's European Space Astronomy Centre (ESAC) in Madrid this February.  For more information on this programme please click here.

National Space Academy Science Symposium to see formal launch of the expanded nationwide model

Following on from the sucessful appointment of a Regional project manager and 7 new Lead Educators, the National Space Academy will be holding the initial national Space Academy Training Symposium for all new staff.  This will allow existing staff and the new appointees to share ideas and methodologies for expanding the programme.  A keynote speech will be given by Professor Paul Monks of the University of Leicester (Space Leadership Council and NERC Council).

National Space Academy Appoints Regional Project Manager and Lead Educators

The National Space Academy has recruited a Regional Project Manager who will be based at the Harwell Campus in Oxfordshire.  In addition a further 7 Lead Educators have been appointed across England to enable the programme to deliver outstanding student masterclasses and CPD to a wider national audience.  Details of the appointees will be made available soon.

National Space Academy is recruiting a Southern regional manager

To help facilitate the transition to a National Project, the National Space Academy is recruiting a part time regional project manager to be based at the Harwell campus in Oxfordshire.  Closing date for completed applications is 12 noon Friday 2 December 2011. 

National Space Academy Recruits Lead Educators

The National Space Academy is recruiting National Lead Educators.  A key element of the National Space Academy programme, these are outstanding secondary school teachers who are released from their schools/colleges for 23 days per year to work with international experts in the Academy partnership in developing and delivering curriculum support programmes and CPD for  students and teachers in Key Stages 3, 4 and 5.

Read more: National Space Academy Recruits Lead Educators

National Space Academy Presents at IOP Physics Teachers Conference

The National Space Academy was invited to present an interactive masterclass at the Institute of Physics' Physics Teacher's Conference on 11th September 2011 at the University of Birmingham.  National Space Academy Director Anu Ojha presented an hands on session on how the discoveries of the Space Age transform our everyday lives.

Space Academy Presents at ESA's Teacher Conference

Space Academy Project Director Anu Ojha was invited to present four sessions at ESA's 2011 Teacher Conference held at ESTEC (the European Space Research and Technology Centre) Holland.

Read more: Space Academy Presents at ESA's Teacher Conference

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