Category Archives: Sub-Saharan Africa

Ghana activity report

Full report of the event: Download the full report (in .pdf) here. Media coverage of the event: Newspaper articles about the Astronomy lectures series: [nggallery id=55] TV interviews and documentaries:  

September 21st, Bela-Bela (Forever Resort)

[nggallery id=51]   After a successful outreach event at Bela Bela (Forever Resorts) earlier in the year we decided to visit the popular holiday spot during school holidays.  Schools in the province broke up on the 20th September and we confirmed with the resort’s entertainment manager that Saturday 21st would be an ideal time for […]

Overview of the project

Project title: Dark Skies Outreach to Sub-Saharan Africa, USA/Africa Project leader: Dr. Connie Walker We propose to optimize and implement the successful Dark Sky Rangers / GLOBE at Night citizen scientist program in 12-15 sub-Saharan African countries. The GLOBE at Night program, hosted by the U.S. National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO), is an international citizen-science […]

Overview of the project

Project title: Network for Astronomy School Education (NASE), Africa Project leader: Prof. Rosa Ros NASE is a specific project for Secondary and Primary schools teachers. It is crucial to act before the university and research period in the curricula of children and teenagers. Hence it is necessary to educate teachers in astronomy topics. In general, […]

Kenya NASE workshop programme

The main goal of NASE is to create a Local Working Group in Nairobi. This group of professors and teachers will be the active people (the trainers) that work with NASE in the future in order to teach courses in Kenya. We will train trainers during the NASE course. You will find here the official […]