The Iau Office Of Astronomy For Education (Oae)

Astronomy Education within the IAU
2nd Shaw-IAU Workshop
Wednesday Oct. 7, 2020
UTC: 11:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Thursday Oct. 8, 2020
UTC: 5:35 p.m. - 5:50 p.m.

What is the newly-founded IAU Ofice of Astronomy for Education (OAE), how does it fit within
the structure of the International Astronomical Union, and what are its specific goals? The talk
addresses these questions and also presents the resources the OAE has at its disposal to
accomplish its mission of fostering astronomy education world-wide, through international
cooperation, with the help of the network of National Astronomy Education Coordinators and
the future OAE Centers and OAE Nodes.

About Markus Pössel

Markus Pössel is a relativistic astrophysicist, managing scientist of the center for astronomy education and outreach Haus der Astronomie in Heidelberg, and director of the IAU's Office of Astronomy for Education.

Watch a recording of this talk (external link)