An Award-Winning Team
National 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.
Space at KS4/5 with the Prince's Teaching Institute
Space at KS4/5 - a Prince's Teaching Institute event
This full day event will include sessions from Prince's Teaching Institute course leaders and National Space Academy Lead Educators, along with a tour of the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory and a talk from astronomer Dr Chris North.Read more...
Astronomy CPD for GCSE
September 2016 onwards
Various Dates and Locations
Thes full-day, intensive CPD sessions will introduce you to a range of hands-on teaching ideas, demonstrations and activities to allow you to bring the topic of Astronomy alive in your classroom.Read more...
Biology CPD Session
Wednesday, 4th of May, 2016
The National Space Centre, Leicester 9.30am - 3.30pm
This course will enable teachers and lecturers of Biology to explore a range of ideas for teaching topics across Level 2 and 3 Biology using the inspirational context of space exploration and earth observation. It will also help develop subject knowledgeRead more...
and an understanding of how practical work can be made relevant and effective. There will be hands-on opportunities to explore interesting and creative approaches to new and familiar practical techniques using a range of resources, publications and ICT applications.