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300 students in Benin learn how to protect themselves and their communities from COVID-19 The SSEC-WHO-IAP guide COVID-19! How Can I Protect Myself and Others? is making a difference Announcing Institution
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COVID-19 threatens to lead to a “lost generation” of researchers, say international scholar networks The InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) and the Global Young Academy (GYA) lay out recommendations to mitigate the harms of COVID-19 and seize on the opportunities to improve higher education systems around the world Announcing Institution
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Science education: purpose, methods, ideas and teaching resources Discover the best method of teaching science and download free teaching resources Announcing Institution
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The Office for Climate Education becomes a UNESCO Category 2 Centre Announcing Institution
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A Message from the IAP Presidents Read the meggage sent by Volker ter Meulen and Depei Liu to celebrate the beginning of 2021 Announcing Institution
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IAP is hiring two consultants to work on Science Education activities Deadline to apply is 21 December 2020 Announcing Institution
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A COVID-19 curriculum for African schools: how a teaching resource can help fighting the pandemic Watch the presentation by IAP Coordinator Peter McGrath at the 2020 World Conference on Science Literacy Announcing Institution
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IAP Annual Report 2019 published It provides an overview of IAP activities in 2019, with specific sections on activities by affiliated regional networks AASSA, EASAC, IANAS, and NASAC Announcing Institution
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‘COVID-19! How Can I Protect Myself and Others’ teaches students in Mexico how to stay safe The new COVID-19 guide for youth by IAP, Smithsonian Science Education Center, and WHO is having an impact Announcing Institution
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The InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) at the EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) The biennial forum that focuses on science, policy making and economics, will take place in Trieste from 2 to 6 September Announcing Institution
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The InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) lands on LinkedIn Follow the global network of science, engineering and medical academies Announcing Institution
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IAP and Smithsonian Science Education Center With Support of the World Health Organization Launch New COVID-19 Guide for Youth Read “COVID-19! How can I protect myself and others?,” a new rapid-response guide for youth ages 8–17 Announcing Institution
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Piloting the Fusion of Civilization Education Curriculum in Pakistan ECO Science Foundation piloted a module of the Fusion of One Belt One Road (OBOR) Civilizations Curriculum Announcing Institution
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"Working with Big Ideas of Science Education" in Russian Download the Russian version of this book for free Announcing Institution
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Today is the International Day of Education IAP is starting to work to try to establish science and technology centers in Africa Announcing Institution
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The Office for Climate Education will become a UNESCO Category 2 centre Discover how OCE supports Climate Change Education Announcing Institution
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Third Belt and Road Teenager Maker Camp and Teacher Workshop This IAP SEP-supported event took place in Nanning, China, from 24 to 30 September 2019 Announcing Institution
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IAP’s Doing Global Science: a simple guide to responsible research conduct Download pdf copies for free in English or Arabic, or purchase hard copies of the English version from Princeton University Press. Announcing Institution
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Climate education discussed in Paris IAP was invited by ISTIC to celebrate its 10-year anniversary at UNESCO headquarters in Paris. Announcing Institution
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First step towards collaboration between young scientists and national museums in ASEAN Member States “Innovative Forum for ASEAN Museums towards Achieving Science and SDG Awareness in the Community” was held on 18-19 August 2019 at the National Science and Technology Fair 2019 in Thailand. Announcing Institution
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New chair for IAP science education Wafa Skalli (Morocco) takes over as chair of the IAP Science Education Programme Announcing Institution
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Science literacy discussed in Bangkok The annual meeting of the IAP Science Education Programme took place in Thailand during the Thai National Science and Technology Fair. Announcing Institution
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Third Belt and Road Teenager Maker Camp & Teacher Workshop To support the Belt and Road Initiative China Association for Science and Technology and Ministry of Science and Technology of China have jointly launched the Belt and Road Teenager Maker Camp & Teacher Workshop since 2017. Announcing Institution
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Education Innovation Award for ‘Mosquito!’ Award for first "Smithsonian Science for Global Goals" education project. Announcing Institution
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First educational curriculum module: Mosquito! Research and Empowerment transform Science Education in Panama and the World Announcing Institution
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Office for Climate Education launched Based in Paris, the new Office for Climate Education will focus on developing climate change-related teaching materials and the continuing education of teachers and students. Announcing Institution
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IAP at BioVision IAP prominent during BioVision Alexandria life sciences forum in Egypt Announcing Institution
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IAP Science Education Programme presents Islamabad Declaration A series of science education meetings in Pakistan have concluded with the Islamabad Declaration. The annual meeting of the InterAcademy Partnership’s Science Education Programme (IAP SEP) Global Council has just concluded in Islamabad, Pakistan. Announcing Institution
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Belt and Road Teenager Maker Camp and Teacher Workshop Announcing Institution
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African, European, Mediterranean Academies for Science Education The third AEMASE (African, European, Mediterranean Academies for Science Education) conference has concluded with agreement on an ambitious project to establish a network of innovative science education centres in the Africa-Mediterranean-European (AME) region. Announcing Institution
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Climate change education Some 35 experts from 15 countries met in Erice, Italy, to develop a global programme that addresses how climate change education can be included in school curricula around the world. Among the 29 articles of the Paris Agreement, article 12 states that: “Parties shall cooperate in taking measures, as appropriate, to enhance climate change education, training, public awareness, public participation and public access to information, recognizing the importance of these steps with respect to enhancing actions under this Agreement.” Announcing Institution
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International Forum on Science Education 2017 - Declaration The International Forum on Science Education was held in Beijing on 3-4 July 2017. After the meeting a declaration on Inquiry Based Science Education (IBSE) for Children and Youth along the Belt and Road can now be presented.
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Press release: "Open Data in a Big Data World" accord passes 120 endorsements Leading scientific organizations from around the world join a campaign for open access to publicly-funded research data. Announcing Institution
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IAP Science Education Programme convenes in Khartoum The IAP Science Education Progamme (SEP) convened a series of meetings recently in Khartoum, Sudan (5-9 February 2017). As well as the regular annual meeting of the SEP Global Council, there was a two-day Inquiry-based Science Education (IBSE) Policy Forum. Either side of this was an IBSE training session for science teachers from Sudan.
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Coming soon: Zika!, an online, inquiry-based science education curriculum The Smithsonian Science Education Center (SSEC) has received a contribution from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation to develop 'Zika!', an online, inquiry-based science education (IBSE) curriculum module for K-8 teachers and students to address the challenges and mitigation of mosquito-borne illnesses, with a particular focus on the dengue and Zika viruses. Announcing Institution
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Education and Climate IAP science education programme represented at global climate change meeting in Morocco. Announcing Institution
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Fifth IPBES Plenary in Bonn The Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) is inviting relevant organizations to attend its next plenary session, taking place from 6-10 March 2017, in Bonn, Germany. This can be an opportunity for academies to provide input into IPBES processes. Announcing Institution
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Promoting responsible research in Africa IAP has teamed up with the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons to promote responsible research and build awareness of dual-use research. Announcing Institution
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IAP and IANAS @ CILAC 2016 IAP recently partnered with GenderInSITE, TWAS and IANAS for sessions at the CILAC in Montevideo, Uruguay, 6 - 9 September 2016. Announcing Institution
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DFID - call for independent expert Research Advisory Group members The Department for International Development of the United Kingdom (DFID UK) asks for nominations for its independent expert Research Advisory Group (RAG). Announcing Institution
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NEW DEADLINE Responsible Research Practices in Chemistry and Biology Call for nominations for an African workshop on 'Policy and Diplomacy for Scientists: Introduction to Responsible Research Practices in Chemical and Biological Sciences' Announcing Institution
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Communicating risk IAP was invited to participate in a special public session during Thailand’s National Science and Technology Fair Announcing Institution
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Science International launches new website Science International, co-organized by ICSU, TWAS, IAP and ISSC, has a new website to support its "open data" endorsement campaign. Announcing Institution
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Launch - EU Academies statement – Science Is Global The Royal Society just launched a statement at EuroScience Open Forum in Manchester. Announcing Institution
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More open access: a call for action Researchers – of any discipline and level of seniority – are called to support the More Open Access Pledge. The Global Young Academy is aiming for at least 1,000 signatories by the end of the year. Announcing Institution