Astronomy for Education

Office for Astronomy for Education

The IAU Office of Astronomy for Education (OAE) is a joint project of the International Astronomical Union (IAU) and the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy, hosted at Haus der Astronomie (“House of Astronomy”) in Heidelberg, Germany.

The mission of the OAE is to support professional astronomers and astronomy educators worldwide as they use astronomy for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics ) teaching and education from elementary to high school level. This is supported by a network of IAU National Astronomy Education Coordinator Teams (NAEC Teams), which will represent the interface between the IAU OAE and the education community in each team’s country. 

The IAU OAE works toward the goal of creating a community of astronomers, astronomy education researchers, and education practitioners that is committed to the professionalisation of astronomy education and to sharing resources and best-practice methods.

Read more about the IAU Office for Astronomy for Education (OAE) in its dedicated web site







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