Call for Interest to host the 4th Symposium on Space Educational Activities!

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06/04/2020
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The ESA Schooling place of work is delighted to announce a get in touch with for curiosity to host the fourth Symposium on Space Educational Pursuits! 

The ESA Schooling place of work is seeking for a college or bigger education institution to host this symposium, with a proposed day of ‘Spring 2021’. As in preceding a long time the symposium is envisioned to draw in at all around two hundred learners, educators and professors from across Europe and claims to be an interesting showcase of the point out, and future of, house educational pursuits in ESA member/cooperating states and the wider world! 

Pupils attending lectures during the third SSEA

Past the common classroom environment, there is a large suite of palms-on and coaching pursuits, prospects and collaborations current across Europe, with the intention to teach and market study and professions in house science and technological innovation. The fourth Symposium aims to deliver jointly the suppliers of these types of pursuits, alongside with former, latest and future individuals, and to supply a discussion board for discussion on the latest point out and future of house educational pursuits in Europe and experiences there-of. 

Precisely the symposium aims: 

  • To empower educators (each curricular and further-curricular) to showcase and share their experiences offering/supporting house educational pursuits at the tertiary education (i.e. University) amount
  • To empower tertiary education (e.g. University) scholar, and young qualified, individuals in house educational pursuits to share their educational, scientific and specialized effects and experiences. 
  • To supply a discussion board for discussion on the latest and future point out of tertiary amount house educational pursuits in Europe. 
  • To empower educators (which include University learners and Large Faculty academics) to showcase and share their experiences in offering house educational pursuits for the secondary (e.g. higher school) education amount which ‘bridge’ the gap concerning secondary and tertiary education. 
  • To supply networking prospects for each house education specialists and for individuals in house education initiatives/pursuits. 
  • To elevate the understanding of educational, industrial and governing administration institutions/organisations of the importance of palms-on pursuits and specialised coaching and discovering prospects in the preparation of the subsequent generation of house experts and engineers.
Welcome session of the third Symposium at the University of Leicester

This fourth symposium follows the productive 1st Symposium (Padua, Italy, December 2015), twond Symposium (Budapest, Hungary, April 2018) and 3rd Symposium (Leicester, United kingdom, September 2019) will represent a continued sequence of symposia monitoring the evolution of house educational pursuits and their individuals. 

Much more information on preceding symposiums could be identified in this article. 

To register potential web hosting organisations should total the online form. 

In get to be suitable, hosts must be an Institute of Higher Schooling (i.e. a University), located in an ESA Member Condition, Canada or Slovenia. 

Subsequent the shut of the get in touch with for curiosity, registered parties will be invited to participate in a Request For Quotation issued by ESA Procurement (ESA HQ / ESTEC Obtain Workplace). 

Phone calls for curiosity should be registered by Could 1st 2020.

Variety method for web hosting organisation:

6th April 2020 Open up Phone for Fascination for Hosts
1st Could 2020 Near of Phone for Fascination for Hosts
Week 19 to Week 26  of 2020 Preliminary RFQ Program: Phone for Proposals, Evaluation, Clarification/Negotiation and Award

Preliminary symposium organisation schedule (to be agreed with the selected web hosting organisation):

July 2020 On-line system/web site offered and initial round of marketing pursuits.
August 2020 Phone for Abstracts
On-line registration open up
December 2020 Near of get in touch with for Abstracts
January/February 2021 Notification of acceptance/instruction to authors
Concern of preliminary programme
March/April/Could 2021 Execution of symposium
July/August/September 2021 Publication of symposium proceedings.

The ESA Schooling Workplace will aid the web hosting organisation with a subsidy of up to €10,000, furthermore aid with the organisation and specialized meeting committees.

Contact person for this Expression of Fascination: Alex Kinnaird esa.academy@esa.int