EEOBSS project launched!

EEOBSS project launched!
As a result of submitted project proposal under the 1st tendering procedure for Bulgaria within PECS (AO/1-8268/15/NL/NDe), launched by ESA on May 11, 2015, the project “Education for Earth observation for secondary schools” (EEOBSS: Education in Earth observation for secondary schools Bulgarian) was approved for implementation. The Project will be completed in two years (2016-2018). In the tasks of the project are included a number of educational and media events, aimed at reaching a wider audience of students and their teachers. A Workshop on the project, which will present and discuss current trends in Earth Observation education in secondary education in both the European and the national level will be hold. Within the Project will be created, adapted to the Bulgarian educational standards and issued online and in print a contemporary teaching tool Earth observation for secondary schools. The book will be available after registration at the site of the project in the second half of 2017 as for the six schools in the partner network of the project and for all stakeholders. In mid-2017 in the town of Sofia a summer school is to be conducted aimed at understanding the secondary school students with theoretical and practical issues of Earth Observation. All participants will receive certificates. The closing event of the project EEOBSS (exhibition and Open Day) will commemorate the completion of project activities. It will be awarded prizes to students, teachers and schools, guides and all the partners of the project. More information on upcoming events can be found on the Facebook page of the project.
Contact: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Lachezar Filchev
(SRTI-BAS, Acad. Georgi Bonchev str., Bl. 1, 1113 Sofia, Bulgaria, Tel. ++359 (02) 979-24-11, lachezarhf@space.bas.bg)

-Find out more at: http://goo.gl/j5tzoE