Global Hands-On Universe Conference (GHOU 2018) will take place in Kuffner Observatory in Vienna, Austria from 13 to 15 August 2018, with the international Galileo Teacher Training Program (GTTP) workshop for teachers and educators to be held at the main building of the University of Vienna from 16 to 18 August 2018.
The conference will be focused on improving and propagating GHOU community throughout the world. Significant efforts are underway in many nations, and experience has proven that by working together is beneficial. Advances in asteroid discoveries, activities, outcomes, assessments, workshops, and global impact and sustainability all have been realised since the last conference.
GHOU 2018 conference will create a platform for professional astronomers and educators to meet and share hands-on minds-on learning in the framework of Global Hands-on Universe network, bridging the cultural and political divides. Sessions will cover;
- 21st century skills for teachers and students
- Remote telescopes and software in education
- Art and games in STEAM education
- Trends in science education
- Assessment and evaluation of teaching and learning outcome
- 10 Years of teacher training with GTTP
- GHOU best practices and reports on astronomy for development
To register for GHOU2018 and to submit your abstract, please visit: http://handsonuniverse.org/ghou2018/registration/
To register for GTTP2018 and more details, please visit: http://galileoteachers.org/gttp-teacher-training-workshop-at-ghou2018/
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