Category Archives: TF2 funded projects

Update: Open days, Workshops, Competition

“Looking …Up! Astronomy for ALL!” aims (a) to promote inclusive education in astronomy (b) to highlight the need of integrating innovative teaching of the Astronomy in the curriculum (c) to give  teachers all the tools necessary for integrating Astronomy on their educational practice. Up to date, we organized – three Open Days at Special Education Schools & Inclusion […]

HBSST Final Report

HBSST workshop is the first Astronomy program in Nigeria which is Hands-on. The program had positive tremendous impact on the participants because it translated Astronomy which studies distant objects into practicable and visible reality bringing those distant object closer to them in simple terms via descriptive teaching approach and inquiry based method of teaching, thus exciting the teachers and […]

Final Report

The Solving Problems and Cosmic Exploration (SPACE) is a program that aims to develop problem solving skills and stimulate creativity through various challenges that are presented within an astronomy context. The SPACE program includes workshops, science shows, games, public busking etc. Activities: The SPACE program comprises of workshops, science shows, public busking and games. Some […]

Final report

The Touching Space project was awarded funding by the OAD, with the aim of bringing astronomy to both children and adults with visual impairments and other forms of disability. Through the use of sensory activities designed to provide a different approach to learning that does not rely on the traditional visual side of astronomy, the […]

Global Competition on creating an Educational Video on Astronomy

A Global Competition on Creating an Educational Video on Astronomy is held in the context of IAU-OAD’s Looking …Up! Astronomy for ALL project. It is open to Teachers, Educators and Students all over the World. The competition aims to promote and encourage the engagement with Astronomy concepts and the integration of Astronomy to the Curricula. Teachers/Educators/Students […]