ESERO-UK secondary conference SV200 / A19

Start date
25 Sep 19
1 Day
Coldra Woods, Newport NP18 1HQ View on Google Map


Ideal for secondary and post-16 science, computing, mathematics and D&T teachers who are interested in using space as an exciting context for learning, the annual ESERO-UK secondaryspace conference is being held alongside the  UK Space Conference. Teachers will have the chance to hear from a careers panel from the space industry and take part in hands-on activities linked to the 50th anniversary of the first lunar landing, ESA's ExoMars mission, and the upcoming James Webb SpaceTelescope. You will also get the chance to see the vast array of space organisations exhibiting at the UK Space Conference.

ESA astronaut Tim Peake will be joining this careers-themed conference for a question and answer session. Tim spent six months on the International Space Station and has been workingas a European Space Agency astronaut since his selection in 2009. You will have the opportunity to ask Tim any questions you have about life as an astronaut, his time on the International Space Station or about space as a whole.

ESERO-UK is subsidising the cost of entry to the UK Space Conference for all attendees and will be providing a £50 bursary for state-funded schools and colleges in the UK.


You will be able to

  • understand how current space missions can provide an engaging context for teaching science, computing, mathematics and D&T
  • take part in practical activities which you can deliver in the classroom
  • improve your awareness of STEM careers in the rapidly growing UK space industry


ESERO-UK Secondary Teacher Conference 25 September 201910:00-16:00Venue address

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Additional information

For courses at the National STEM Learning Centre in York, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course. 


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