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Fourth edition of the course
7-14 December 2008
Deutsches Museum Munich, Germany

The European In-service training course School and science museum: cooperation for improving teaching, learning and discover is aimed at primary school teachers and at museum educators.

The objective of the course is the development of knowledge and competences relative to science education through the use of museums as educational resource. After the great success of the first three editions, the fourth edition of the course takes place again at the Deutsches Museum of Munich from 7 to 14 December 2008.

The course will be held by a group of experts from Belgium, France, Germany, Hungary Italy and Spain specialising in museum education, science education, teacher training, research and evaluation, new technologies, etc.
The course consists of lectures, round tables, museum visits, interactive workshops and practical activities. The language of the course will be English but the materials used will be available in different languages.

How to participate
To the course can participate primary school teachers and museum educators who are citizens of the countries-participants to the Socrates programme (now called Lifelong Learning 2007-2013). Both teachers and museum educators interested have the right to apply for funding of the expenses of the course through Comenius o Grundtvig grants.

The course is inserted in the catalogue of the Socrates Comenius/Grundtvig.

The teachers and museum educators interested in participating can:

Find information about the procedures for applying at the websites of the Socrates National Agency
of their own country;

  - Ms Traudel Weber at the Deutches Museum;

The course participation fee is 600 Euros (cancellation fee 100 Euros).

The maximum Comenius/Grundtvig grant given by the NAs is 1500 Euros, amount that can be used for covering the course fees, travel, accommodation and subsistence.

Deadlines for applying for grants should be checked at the websites of the different National Agencies.

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