Apply for the 2020 ESA summer and autumn teacher workshops


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Apps for the 2020 ESA summer months and autumn trainer workshops are now open. The summer months edition will acquire place from 7 to ten July, and the autumn edition from one to 4 October. Both of those workshops acquire place in the Netherlands and are geared toward both of those major and secondary STEM (Science, Engineering, Engineering and Arithmetic) instructors.

What to anticipate

The workshops, identical in both of those summer months and autumn editions, will function keynote lectures from prime-stage place gurus and visits to the ESA ESTEC facilities. Over the program of a four-working day programme, contributors will engage in sensible training classes that display how to use place in the classroom as an inspirational context. 

The workshops also depict a one of a kind prospect for instructors to community with their peers and place experts from across Europe.

Who can implement?

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The workshops are open to major and secondary college instructors of STEM-connected subjects residing and working within just any of ESA’s Member States, as effectively as Canada and Slovenia.

Make sure you notice that priority will be provided to instructors who have not participated in former trainer workshops provided by ESA.

How and when to implement

Academics wishing to take part in one particular of the workshops ought to complete the application form. Teachers are selected centered on the information provided. 

The deadline for receipt of programs for both of those workshops is 12 March 2020

Successful candidates will be knowledgeable before 24 March 2020. 

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Workshop details

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Both of those workshops will acquire place in Leiden, the Netherlands, close to ESA’s ESTEC establishment.

Attendance to the full workshop is necessary.

The summer months workshop will begin on Tuesday 7 July at 09:00 CEST and will conclude on Friday 10 July at 16:thirty CEST. 

The autumn edition will begin on Thursday one October at 9:00 CEST and will conclude on Sunday 4 October at 16:thirty CEST. On the last working day, workshop contributors will visit ESTEC and acquire component in the ESTEC Open Day 2020. 

The working language of the workshop is English. The workshop is therefore only open to contributors who have proficient awareness of the language. 

Sponsorship and prices

There is no payment to take part in the workshop. ESA will organize and sponsor the price tag of lodge rooms for 4 nights, vital community transportation all through the workshop, lunch and refreshments, as effectively as one particular social meal.  

Contributors are predicted to cover the total price tag of their travel to and from Leiden, the Netherlands, and the price tag of evening foods, with the exception of the social meal offered by ESA.