Category Archives: 2021

Support Molo Mhlaba Girls School During COVID Lockdown

The Molo Mhlaba school in South Africa runs the Astro Molo Mhlaba project funded by the OAD.   The school is appealing for donations to continue teaching and learning during the latest lockdown and closure of schools. Donations will be used to send Education Packs with learning materials, key subject matter worksheets, parent teaching guides, […]

AVERO Asteroids Workshop: “Crea tu propio asteroide”

On June 30, #AsteroidDay, OAD project AVERO organized a workshop for teachers.   They have published a video on “Create your own asteroid” (in Spanish). This video contains a short introduction to asteroids as well as a hands-on activity, to be done in the classroom or at home. Interpretation in Chilean Sign Language is included […]

AERAP 2021: Astronomy as a Unique Engine for Education and Development, June 18

Astronomy – a Unique Engine for Education and Development Jun 18, 2021 11:00 AM Brussels time Session link:  Astronomy is an effective tool for international development because it combines fundamental science and cutting-edge technology with culture and inspiration. Putting this into practice is the pioneering mission of the International Astronomical Union’s Office of Astronomy […]

People of Peace Education Features OAD Project Coordinator

Dr. Francesca Fragkoudi, an astrophysicist & science communicator, who founded and co-led the OAD project “Columba-Hypatia: Astronomy for Peace” was recently featured in the People of Peace Education. People of Peace Education is a project developed and maintained by the Association for Historical Dialogue and Research and the International Institute on Peace Education in partnership […]