Space contexts for education.
Skills development for the space sector.

Lead Educators

Eleanor Edwards

EleanorEdwards200Biology Teacher at Belfast High School, Belfast

Eleanor studied Biological Sciences at Queen's University, Belfast. She completed the Open University Flexible PGCE in Science in 2010 whilst working as a science technician in Glenlola Collegiate School, where she also ran the school Astronomy Club. A keen amateur astronomer, Eleanor is both a council member of the Irish Astronomical Association and their Schools and Education officer. In this capacity, Eleanor helps to organise and run public outreach events.

Since qualifying as a teacher, Eleanor has been teaching GCSE Astronomy, running Astronomy themed workshops and events for local primary schools, and delivering talks and CPD on GCSE Astronomy for teachers.

Eleanor currently teaches A Level Biology, GCSE Astronomy, Biology and Single Award Science at Belfast High School, Newtownabbey.

Thanks to sponsorship from PPG we are offering £300 bursaries for schools towards one of our Masterclasses for 10 - 14 year olds - find out more here.