Posts Tagged ‘IOP for Africa’
Following last year’s successful fundraising effort to support our physics education projects in Africa, we have now launched our second IOP for Africa appeal. IOP for Africa is a campaign to raise the profile and raise funds for IOP’s Physics for Development programme. Through the programme, IOP challenges the obstacles to physics education in some [...]
A great video on the challenges of teaching physics in Africa by our volunteer David Richardson, who looks after our IOP for Africa programme in South Sudan.
IOP volunteer Roger Green on our project in Ghana More info and donate online
Many thanks to IOP member Dr Andrew Stannard, a research fellow at the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Nottingham, who ran the 2011 London Marathon in aid of IOP for Africa, IOP’s first ever fundraising campaign. The project, which aims to generate funds for projects in sub-Saharan countries training physics teachers and providing [...]
Another training course for Junior High School teachers specialising in physics has just taken place at the IOP Ada Centre in Ghana. The training will enhance the teachers’ subject knowledge and give them the practical skills to better show students the myriad of applications physics can have.