Monthly Archives: September 2020

Under the Sky of Iran Campaign

Target location: Iran and Afghanistan Target audience: The project can include different groups of people, but the content of our training and teaching is prepared and designed for early, middle and late adolescence, especially those living in deprived and underdeveloped cities with limited access to the Internet or not even technological and digital devices. Teachers […]

Translating and Distributing ‘Space Scoop’ to Students in Underprivileged Areas of Pakistan

Target location: Pakistan Target audience: School going children who do not have access to the internet. They are particularly hit hard by the school closures due to the pandemic. Students who belong to distant/underprivileged areas of Pakistan where English medium schools do not exist and their education is primarily in Urdu. Apart from this, this […]

Time and Data for Tutors

Target location: South Africa Target audience: University graduate students who work as tutors for undergraduates. Universities across the world, including in South Africa, are moving to online means for teaching and learning. While the University of the Western Cape has launched a vast campaign to raise funds for laptops and data packages for students, teaching […]

Teacher Training on Teaching Science (Physics) and Mathematics using Astronomy and Astrophysics

Target location: Uganda Target audience: Primary and Secondary school teachers and teacher trainees of Science (Physics) and Mathematics The project will continue the training of teachers initiated by the Network for Astronomy School Education (NASE) training in 2019. The training be conducted online and the teachers will be supported with materials and mobile data

Solar Powered Foot-activated Hand Washing Water Dispensers

Target location: KENYA Target audience: Pupils, teachers and support staff of public Primary Schools around Meru University of Science and Technology (MUST). Two astronomy students from Meru University of Science and Technology (MUST) have developed a foot-activated hand washing dispenser with a motorized valve that is solar-powered. The device will improve safety during the COVID-19 […]