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APRSAF-24

Space Education Working Group

SE WG proposed outline (PDF)

Co-Chairs:
A. Senthil Kumar, Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (ISRO), India;
Nozomu Sakuraba, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), Japan

<Day 1> November 14, 2017

Time Agenda Item(s)
09:00-10:45
1. Opening of the session
Welcome remarks by the Co-Chairs
Self-Introduction by each participant
2. Adoption of the agenda
3. General exchange of views on space education (15 min. max per presentation)
Progress and Development in the Philippine Space Education Program – Dr. Rogel Mari Sese (DOST-SEI, Philippines)
Celebration of World Space Week -2017 – Mr. F. R. Sarker (Bangladesh Astronomical Society, Bangladesh)
Space Education in India - Dr. Sarnam Singh, Dean (Academics, IIRS, India)
Country report: space education of Indonesia – Mr. Jasyanto (LAPAN, Indonesia)
Success Stories and promising practices in 2017 – Ms. Kaori Sasaki (JAXA, Japan)
2017 KARI Education activities - Mr. Hoon Jung (KARI, Korea)
10:45-11:15 Coffee break
11:15-13:00 National Planetarium Space Education Programs in 2017 – Mr. Mohd Ridhuan Ismail (Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation of Malaysia, Malaysia)
Space Education Awareness at the school Class Room in Nepal 2017 – Mr. Krishna Raj Adhikary (Nepal Scientific Activities and Research Center, Nepal)
Cansat Thailand Competition – Mr. Chanintorn Wannawichitra (NSM, Thailand)
Space education in Vietnam in 2017 – Mr. To Trong Tu (Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, Vietnam)
4. Joint educational activities for educators and young people
4-a. Water rocket event
Briefing and results of APRSAF-24 Water Rocket Event by the Secretariat of the Working Group – Mr. B R Guruprasad (ISRO, India)
Discussion
Next APRSAF Water Rocket Event
4-b. Poster contest
Briefing and preparation for the APRSAF Poster Contest by the Secretariat of the Working Group - Mr. B R Guruprasad (ISRO, India)
Discussion
Next poster Contest Theme
Possible development of a calendar for 2017
13:00 -14:15 Lunch
14:15-15:45
5. Panel session: The results (progress report) of the previous Space Education Seminars for Educators and future seminars
Ms. Kaori Sasaki (JAXA, Japan, moderator)
Mr. Mohd Ridhuan Ismail (Malaysia, hosted in 2016)
Dr. Rogel Mari Sese (Philippines, hosted in 2016)
Mr. Chanintorn Wannawichitra (Thailand, hosted in 2017)
Discussion for future seminars
15:45-16:15 Coffee break (Group Photo)
16:15-17:45
6. Sharing of teaching materials, with the aim of enriching space education
Sub-theme – Hands-on space education, texts, videos, Apps, etc.
Mr. Hoon Jung (KARI, Korea)
Mr. Tatsumasa Kitahara (The Association of the Global Science Education, Japan)
Dr. Vinod Bothale (NRSC, ISRO, India)/Dr. Harish Karnatak (IIRS, ISRO, India)

<Day 2> November 15, 2017

Time Agenda Item(s)
09:00-10:45
7. Other space education activities (15 min. max per presentation)
Sub-theme – Primary education, Secondary education, Space Education for educators
Focus on Space – Mr. Surya Gyawali (Nepal Astronomical Society, Nepal)
Innovative Astronomy education and outreach programmes in schools for STEM learning – Mr. Sachin Bahmba (Space India, India)
Community Development Activity Based on Space Education & Awareness Building in Indonesia in 2017 – Mr. Bambang Suhandi (LAPAN, Indonesia)
Training of Trainers: IIRS experience – Dr. S.K. Srivastav (IIRS, ISRO, India)
LESASAT – Mr. Sasit Chuasomboon (Learning center for Earth Science and Astronomy, Thailand)
10:45-11:15 Coffee break
11:15-13:00
7. Other space education activities (cont’d…) (15 min. max per presentation)
Sub-theme – Primary education, Secondary education, Space Education for educators
CANSAT development in Thailand – Mr. nattapon tatsanapimon (Learning center for Earth Science and Astronomy, Thailand)
The ubiquitous education model for human resource development of the Mars generation using the robot teaching materials - Mr. Tatsumasa Kitahara (The Association of the Global Science Education, Japan)
Developing Space Law Education in India – Dr. Malay Adhikari (SRM Institute of Science & Technology, India)
Indo-Bangla Astronomers Meet in Border Between Bangladesh And India - Mr. F. R. Sarker (Bangladesh Astronomical Society, Bangladesh)
Reaching the Unreached through Space Technology, Mr. PLN Raju (NESAC, Shillong, India)
13:00-14:15 Lunch
14:15-15:00
9. Wrap up
15:00 -15:45
4. Joint educational activities for educators and young people
4-b Poster contest
Report by the Secretariat of the Working Group on the results of the selection of winners - Mr. B R Guruprasad (ISRO, India)
Review and approval of the results
Award Ceremony
15:45-16:15 Coffee break
16:15-17:25
8. Joint session with SAWG for human resource development (15 min. max per presentation + 10 min. discussion)
The Asia-Pacific Plan of Action for Space Applications (2018-2030) - Werner Rudolf Balogh (ESCAP)
Enabling Governance in Capacity Building through Space Technology – Dr. S.K. Srivastav (IIRS/ISRO, India)/SEWG
Space Education Program of the Tokyo University of Science: A trial for hands-on space education by using realistic materials – Prof. Shinichi Kimura (Tokyo University of Science)/SEWG
G‐SPASE: Human Resource Development Program to Solve Social Problems with Space Systems ‐ Realization of Global Learning and Growth ‐ Mr. Akira Kodaka, Keio University, Japan
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