STEAM teaching with telescopes

Star struck mathematics: STEAM teaching with telescopes

VVOB Education for Development Cambodia

End of 2016 the Belgian project "Sterren schitteren voor iedereen" (Stars shine for everyone) donated 6 telescopes to Cambodian Provincial and Regional Teacher Training Centres (PTTC and RTTC) to facilitate the understanding and teaching of STEAM subjects. With the support of Belgian astronomer Vincent Verhoeven, member of the Volkssterrenwacht of the University of Gent, the task force members and science teacher trainers from PTTCs and RTTCs Battambang and Kandal, science teacher trainers from PTTCs Phnom Penh and Kampong Cham, and technical officers from the Teacher Training Department received a training to upgrade their competences in teaching maths and science using a STEM approach.