Perspectives in Astronomy Education of a Future School of Astronomy in the National University of San Marcos

Astronomy education around the world
2nd Shaw-IAU Workshop
Thursday Oct. 8, 2020
UTC: 1:40 p.m.-3 p.m.
, UTC: 8:20 p.m.-9:40 p.m.

The first School of Astronomy creation project in Peru considers in its organization chart the Department of Astronomy Education and Cultural Astronomy. One of its main goals is to train future astronomers in seeking systematic techniques and pedagogical research in astronomy education, considering the geography and national reality of Peru. In this talk I will introduce the main ideas and perspectives of the future School and specially of the Department, which could contribute significantly to introduce astronomy into our Peruvian basic education.