C1 – Commission C1 Astronomy Education and Development


C1 is a Commission within Division C of the IAU. This Commission seeks to further the development and improvement of astronomical education at all levels throughout the world through various projects developed and maintained by the Commission and by disseminating information concerning astronomy education.

Four Working Groups were established to realize specific objectives of C1: Astronomy Competitions for Secondary School Students, Astronomy Education Research & Methods, Astronomy Education Resources (AstroEDU), and Network for Astronomy School Education (NASE).

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Division C Education, Outreach and Heritage

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Inter-Commission B7-C1 WG Achieving Sustainable Development within a Quality Lighting Framework
Inter-Commission C1-F2-F3-H2 WG Education and Training in Astrobiology

Boonrucksar Soonthornthum

National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand (NARIT)
191, Siripanich Building
Huay Kaew Rd., A. Muang
Chiang Mai 50200

NCA adherence: Thailand

Last updated:
May 26, 2021

Urban Eriksson

Lund University
Sölvegatan 14
Box 118
221 00 Lund

NCA adherence: Sweden

Last updated:
February 3, 2021

Paulo Sergio Bretones

Universidade Federal de São Carlos
Departamento de Metodologia de Ensino
São Carlos 13565-905
São Paulo (SP)

NCA adherence: Brazil

Last updated:
September 3, 2019

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