Category Archives: Guide training workshop for tribal students

Call for Astronomy Mentors by Astrotribe Project

The ‘AstroTribe’ project seeks scientists, professors, science communicators, educators, and others in astronomy who are interested in serving as mentors.   Run by AstronEra, an online platform dedicated to astronomy courses and activities, the project is educating and training tribal students (from the countryside in the state of Maharashtra, India) in the field of observational […]

Disadvantaged Students Trained as Astroguides in India

The aim of this project, run by AstronEra headed by Shweta Kulkarni, is to educate the tribal students about the field of astronomy and also give them an opportunity to generate an income using the skills gained through this program. These students are recognized as “AstroGuides” and are now set to organize stargazing programs and promote […]

OAD Project Crowdfunding To Train Students as Astroguides

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The Guide training workshop for tribal students project aims to educate under-privileged students on astronomy and also train them as astroguides who can work part-time. The IAU Office of Astronomy Development has selected the project for funding through its annual call proposals. The OAD has granted 5000 Euro to this initiative, which is half the […]

Overview: Guide training workshop for tribal students

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The project aims to develop an ‘earn & learn’ opportunity for economically backward tribal students who will be trained as astronomy guides. This will be achieved through an appropriate online course & a unique networking platform.Key target groups– Guides (Primary)- 9th to 12th Std tribal students of Eklavya Model Residential Schools run by Tribal Ministry […]