Space resources To inspire and engage young people in STEM subjects

Using space to enhance and support Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) teaching and learning in the UK

Rosetta swings by Mars (Credits: ESA, image by AOES Medialab)

Inspiring resource in the eLibrary

ESERO-UK collection

The resources in this collection bring together materials from ESA and other providers to use space as an engaging context for teaching and learning in STEM subjects.

Leading Space Education Programme

These resources have been written by teachers from some of the Leading Space schools, funded by the Science and Technologies Facilities Council. Read this report that showcases the work of this programme.

What's on Space education events

Westminster Business Forum Keynote Seminar - Priorities for developing the UK space sector

Nationwide, England (South East)

12. 03. 15

Priorities for developing the UK space sector - infrastructure, regulation, innovation and collaboration with Dr David Parker, Chief Executive, UK Space Agency Magali Vaissiere, Head of European Centre for Space Applications and Telecommunications,…

The latest news articles

Space for All 2014

19. 08. 14

Today sees the launch of the 6th Space for All funding scheme. This scheme is aimed at space education and engagement projects that increase awareness of the UK’s space programme and the role that space plays in everyday life. It is a competitive…

Wake Up, Robot!

18. 08. 14

The European Space Agency (ESA) is searching across Europe for students who will breathe life into their android creations. The mantra is: code, play and command your own space droid. Bring a squadron of mini satellites to life on the International Space…

Eleven schools achieve the STFC Space Education Quality Mark

13. 08. 14

11 schools across the UK were awarded the Space Education Quality Mark (SEQM) this summer. Neville Hollingworth, from the Science Technology and Facilities Council (STFC), presented the awards during the ESERO-UK Primary and Secondary conferences…

Rosetta arrives at comet destination

06. 08. 14

After a decade-long journey chasing its target, ESA’s Rosetta has today become the first spacecraft to rendezvous with a comet, opening a new chapter in Solar System exploration. Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko and Rosetta now lie 405…

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Careers in Space

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UK Space Industry

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