21st Century Education: Understanding Our Place in the Universe
Galaxy Forum: Advancing 21st Century Education worldwide to provide greater global awareness, capabilities and action in Galaxy science, exploration and enterprise.
Galaxy Forums are a flexible and responsive solution for achieving 21st century Education. Selected experts present on relevant topics with educators, students, astronomers and interested community members in attendance. Interactive panel discussions follow and opportunities for continued discussion and collaboration are established. Efforts are made to integrate local perspectives and traditional knowledge in to the discussions, in the form of astronomical history or mythology, and traditional skills like star-based navigation. The events vary in length and style according to circumstances but do follow a shared design.