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Geosciences Information for Teachers (GIFT) EGU General Assembly 2023 GIFT Workshop Topic: The key role of geosciences for the global challenge of sustainable development: the Agenda 2030

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EGU General Assembly 2023 GIFT Workshop

The EGU GIFT workshop will take place over two and a half days during the EGU General Assembly (April 24-26, Vienna). Selected top-level scientists working in the Earth sciences offer the invited teachers talks centred on a specific theme.

In 2023 the topic will be: ‘The key role of geosciences for the global challenge of sustainable development: the Agenda 2030’. Some goals described in the Agenda 2030 will be presented as education, climate changes, energy, water life, pure water, terrestrial life and natural risks.

GIFT 2023 will propose lectures, hands-on activities and a poster session for around 80 teachers selected in Europe and beyond. The selected teachers can participate either in person at the GIFT workshop or online.

The main objective of the GIFT workshops is to spread first-hand scientific information to science teachers of secondary (and primary) schools, significantly shortening the time between discovery and textbook, and to provide the teachers with material that can be directly transported to the classroom. In addition, the full immersion of science teachers in a truly scientific context and the direct contact with world leading geoscientists are expected to stimulate curiosity towards scientific research that the teachers then transmit to their pupils.

Teachers and educators from Europe and around the world can apply to participate in GIFT from 7 November 2022 until 18 December 2022 by filling in an online application form. Successful teachers receive a partial travel and accommodation stipend to attend the workshop and will be notified of the results of their application at the end of December.

This workshop will illustrate a theme in the Earth, planetary and space sciences, through topical presentations from scientists at the cutting-edge of research, together with hands-on teaching activities.

Please see the full brochure (PDF document, 3.2 MB) for more details.


Monday, 24 April 2023

Tuesday, 25 April 2023

Wednesday, 26 April 2023