Training workshop for teachers in science GLOBE programme

At the training workshop (Photo: VGP News)


 

Hanoi (VNA) – A training workshop for teachers of the Global Learning and
Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) 2017 programme was held on
August 29 in Hanoi to help launch the programme in Vietnam. 

The event was organised by the Vietnam Space
Centre of the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, the Asia-Pacific GLOBE
office and the Centre for Education and Development (CED).

It provided
secondary and high school teachers in Hanoi with knowledge about environmental
topics such as atmosphere, soil and hydrosphere, said Vu Anh Tuan, National
Coordinator of GLOBE programme in Vietnam.

[Vietnam wants to boost education cooperation with US]

GLOBE,
sponsored by the US’s NASA, is an international science and education programme.
It consists of 112 countries who together train 58,000 teachers and 1.5 million
students to engage in data collection that improves their understanding of
Earth’s environment.

The Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology
and NASA signed a cooperation pact to launch GLOBE in Vietnam in 2015.

It is expected to offer students opportunities
to participate in scientific processes and encourage their creativity, said To
Kim Lien, Director of CED.

The programme
is to be piloted in some secondary and high schools in Hanoi in 2017-2018.
Schools interested in the programme can register at the Vietnam GLOBE Office -
the Vietnam Space Centre, the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology at 18
Hoang Quoc Viet, Hanoi. -VNA



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