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With a research vessel, brand new project tools and polar bears!

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From September 16th to 19th, the EDU-ARCTIC consortium will hold a Methodological Workshop on Norway's Svalbard archipelago. The workshop will be hosted by the Institute of Geophysics PAS, the leader of the project.

This workshop comes right before the main part of the project - starting to implement the program at schools – is set to begin.

Over the past 20 years, there has been growing interest in science education in most European countries, as well as around the world. Such policies usually have a dual purpose: to promote science literacy among all young people (and even adults) and attract young people to science and the disciplines of technology in secondary and higher education, with the aim of encouraging them to move to science and technology professions and/or research-scientific careers.

What is science communication and how to perform it effectively? – over 150 project coordinators in Horizon 2020 programme were looking for answers for these questions last Sunday (24th July 2016). Manchester Town Hall hosted the Science Communication Event, organized by the European Commission. Experts from various media were advising how to tell the project story to get the audience involved.

What are the aims of the good communication?

to inform → to interest → to inspire → to activate.

Do you wonder what Hornsund Polish Polar Station and its surroundings look like? Hornsund Station is one of the places in the Arctic, where the EDU-ARCTIC program operates. Now, you may enjoy watching the newest video from this station on our website.