Astronomy for Development

Astronomy for Development
    • Welcome to Astronomy for Development

      This course is designed to provide a helping hand to anyone who intends to submit an application to the Office of Astronomy for Development 's (OAD) Call for Proposals. It provides a brief introduction to Astronomy for Development and introduces the participant to the OAD project cycle, from needs analysis to monitoring and evaluation.

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    • Course learning outcomes

      • Understanding the concept of astronomy for development

      • Being able to compile a project plan for executing an astronomy for development intervention.

      • Familiarity with evidence libraries and resources that can be consulted in developing some project idea.

      • Understanding the value of assessments and/or other measures of impact.

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      Dennis Gharial

      Very informative course

      Dennis Gharial24 September 2018 1:47

      Aamna Saleem

      Excellent Course

      Aamna Saleem15 September 2018 4:57

      This course has really helped us with the Astro4Dev proposal!

      Vladimir Pena Suarez

      Important keys to formulate a project on Astro4Dev

      Vladimir Pena Suarez14 September 2018 7:47

      This course discuss about the diferent criteria that are important to formulate a project on Astro4Dev. The measure of impact, the assessment criteria and several examples about this kind of project are commented clearly. Interesting for all professionals of Astronomy and Sciences that want to do social interventions related with popularisation his scientific knowledge

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    • 2 hours study
    • Level 1: Introductory
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