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Press Release: NASO hosts OAE Node Nepal!

27 Aug 2021, 14:17 UTC
Press Release:  NASO hosts OAE Node Nepal!
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Date: August 27, 2021 Press ReleaseNASO hosts OAE Node NepalWe are pleased to announce that the Nepal Astronomical Society (NASO) received the honor of hosting the first Node of the IAU Office of Astronomy for Education network. The OAE Node Nepal joins the OAE Center Italy and the OAE Center Cyprus in a growing network of larger OAE Centers and smaller OAE Nodes. The OAE Node Nepal is a collaboration between the International Astronomical Union (IAU), the Office of Astronomy for Education (OAE), and the Nepal Astronomical Society (NASO). As a host of the OAE Node Nepal, NASO will closely work with IAU for an exciting future of fruitful collaborations.We expect to have the opportunity to offer and learn from our national, regional and international partners, playing a leading role in educational engagement. It will focus on citizen-science projects in low-tech environments, teacher training programs and training for astronomy Olympiads whilst working to build the OAE’s network of collaborations particularly in the SAARC region and, more generally, with countries facing similar challenges around the globe.Teresa Lago, IAU General Secretary, says, “I am very pleased to see the rapid growth of the network of OAE Centers and Nodes. This is a ...

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