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Local/national conference 18 November 2010 - 19 November 2010

Ecsite presents discussion games on migration at the IDEA conference

The International Debate Education Association (IDEA) in cooperation with the Open Society Youth Initiative are organising a two-day conference on 19-20 November 2010 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

News 15 November 2010

In the last months, several new Decide kits have been developed and made available on the playdecide.eu website. Some are "classic" decide kits on new topics; others are innovative ways to transform the Decide format to address new audiences and create new dialogue and engagement opportunities.

Workshop 30 November 2010 - 2 December 2010

FUND encourages collaborations and networks at local level to create democratic dialogue and engagement activities with science.

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 2 November 2010

The call for proposals for the Ecsite Annual Conference 2011 will open on July 6, 2010. This year people interested to submit session proposals , will have plenty of time and a new conference website with additional functions in order to ensure the maximum opportunities for preparation for a succesful proposal submission.

News 10 August 2010

The First Announcement of the Ecsite Annual Conference 2011 is now available to download, and paper versions are currently being circulated to all Ecsite members.

News 3 August 2010

As part of an ongoing professionalisation process, Ecsite has been gradually working to improve its governance. In this context, the Board of Ecsite decided to review the statutes, particularly regarding the system of election of the President and the membership criteria.

News 15 June 2010

Our Annual Conference for science centres and museums, across Europe and worldwide, took place in Dortmund, Germany, 3rd-5th June 2010 and was hosted by DASA.

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 2 April 2010

Ecsite is the European network of science centres and museums with 400 institutional members. The common thread uniting these institutions is a commitment to public engagement, communicating science through accessible, interactive exhibits and programmes.

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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 #55, September 2019

IN DEPTH: Lack of motivation? by P. Kolk

LOOKOUT: Decolonising the Museum 

PORTFOLIO: Newly opened by E. Cronin

COLUMN: You are the Conference's backbone by M. Myllykoski

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