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Space contexts for education.
Skills development for the space sector.

An Award-Winning Team

Team PhotoNational Space Academy team members from across the UK have won awards for education from organisations such as the Institute of Physics, the Royal Astronomical Society, the Teaching Awards Trust and the Royal Society.  

All of our Lead Educators are outstanding subject specialists with years of teaching experience. Our team also includes numerous Advanced Skills Teachers and a National Expert STEM teacher, working with world class scientists and engineers to bring cutting edge science to the classroom.

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Upcoming Courses

  • Non-Specialist Physics CPD

    2Wednesday, 8th June 2016

    National Space Centre, Leicester

    "Space" and the physics curriculum – it's so much more than just the orbits of the planets or the ultimate fate of the Universe. Contexts from space science can be successfully used for teaching topics as diverse as gravity, phases of matter and even the physics behind the motor effect.

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  • Chemistry CPD

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    Tuesday 28th June 2016

    The National Space Centre, Leicester 9.30am - 3.30pm

    This session will enable teachers of chemistry to explore a range of ideas for teaching topics across the chemistry curriculum and develop an understanding of how practical work can be made more relevant and effective using the inspirational context of Martian exploration.

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  • Specialist Physics CPD

    Physics CPDThursday 26th May 2016, 9.30am - 3.30pm

    National Space Centre, Leicester.  

    This session has been designed in response to teachers who wish to explore even more 'space related' strategies for teaching A level physics. 

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