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Stay in touch with the latest developments in European science engagement... Ecsite offers ongoing news on this website, as well as a monthly online magazine, Spokes.

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Workshop 30 November 2013 - 6 December 2013

Science Museum and School: A Cooperation to improve teaching, learning and discovery – European Training Course for Teachers and Museum Explainers, 9th Edition, Munich, Germany, 1-7 December 2013

The course aims to encourage the use of the museum as a teaching and learning resource in science education and to contribute to the enrichment of professional knowledge and expertise in using museums.

News 28 March 2012

A new edition of the “Pilots Training Course for Museum Explainers, Educators and Young Scientists involved in outreach programmes” is coming in Lisbon in September 2012!

News 8 December 2010

For those of you who are interested to attend the Pre Conference training of explainers and the main annual conference or the pre conference workshop on evaluation of exhibits and the main annual conference, the European Commission (EC) offers a grant opportunity in order to cover your fees.

News 10 November 2010

The Pilots project has now published its Resource Pack, complete with the best of the explainer training activities developed for the Pilots project, all described in detail step-by-step, with a strong focus on the theoretical background, and complete with a set of handouts and presentations.

Pilots is a 2-year project, coordinated by Ecsite, which aims to update the status of the explainer in science centres and museums.

News 14 May 2010

The Pilots project fourth training workshop will take place at the DASA, Dortmund, Germany, June 1st – 2nd, before the opening of the Ecsite Annual Conference.

News 21 May 2009

50 explainers took part in the second Pilots Training Workshop, June 2nd-3rd before the Ecsite Annual Conference, hosted by the Museo della Scienza e della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci in Milan.

Digital Spokes magazine

Spokes is the monthly magazine of Ecsite, the European network of science centres and museums. Hear the latest news from European science engagement, go further with in-depth features and make the most of the good reads, events and opportunities shared by Ecsite members.

Spokes magazine #57, November 2019

IN DEPTH: Feeding your organisation's culture by A. Bandelli

LOOKOUT: The power of objects

PORTFOLIO: Toilets tales by J. Becker

COLUMN: Advancing the field by U. Kastrup & S. Berghmans

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