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Event title: 3rd Shaw-IAU Workshop on Astronomy for Education
What everybody* should know about Astronomy Education 

There are different paths into astronomy education. Some of us are school teachers and educators. Others are astronomers, whether professional or amateur. Typically, that means that most of us have formal training in some of the areas important for astronomy education, but not in all areas. And of course, both the content and the methods of astronomy education itself are evolving over time. Plus, it’s fun to learn about new things, but also to revisit the basics! 
This year’s Shaw-IAU Workshop on Astronomy for Education is all about opportunities for *everybody who is active in astronomy education, whether as a practitioner or an education researcher, to go back to the basics. What are the things that, in an ideal world, all of us should know? Which newdevelopments, effective teaching methods, evaluation techniques, and which aspects of astronomy education research should all of us be aware of?

So this year’s workshop is less about speakers presenting their own work and projects, but about speakers telling participants what they think everybody should know about a particular aspect of astronomy education. Stay tuned for our call for proposals, and for our announcement of the various session topics that will be covered! For now, we just ask that you save the date:

Date: 12 – 15 October 2021

Location: Hopin – a virtual platform

Target audience:  Astronomers, teachers, educators, education researchers active in astronomy education, or planning to become active. Everybody interested in learning more about how to get the most out of their astronomy education activities.

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Gwen Sanderson
Office of Astronomy for Education
Königstuhl 17
69117 Heidelberg