Education

AUI enhances education through supporting eLearning programs, developing and stewarding collaborative STEM programs and managing world class scientific facilities.

AUI is a global leader in developing and delivering high-quality workforce development, education and training tools and initiatives. From our inception in 1946, AUI has contributed to the development of a scientifically and technically literate society through education and public outreach. AUI’s educational initiatives span a broad spectrum of ages, professions and disciplines, and pedagogical approaches. At the core of all these initiatives, however, is a deep fidelity to the goal of building the workforce of tomorrow through effective, efficient, and innovative projects.

STEM Education and Engagement

Associated Universities recognizes the importance of cultivating excellence, delivering value, enhancing education, and engaging the public. The AUI Office of Education and Public Engagement (OEPE) builds on decades of experience across formal and informal education and outreach, and the management of large complex science projects and facilities. Through the OEPE AUI works to identify and develop initiatives that are innovative and potentially transformative in STEM related education and outreach.

STEM Education and Engagement

Associated Universities recognizes the importance of cultivating excellence, delivering value, enhancing education, and engaging the public. The AUI Office of Education and Public Engagement (OEPE) builds on decades of experience across formal and informal education and outreach, and the management of large complex science projects and facilities. Through the OEPE AUI works to identify and develop initiatives that are innovative and potentially transformative in STEM related education and outreach.

Capabilities

Design, develop, and coordinate projects and programs that have the potential to significantly improve teaching and learning across STEM related disciplines.

Collaborate with partners to develop competitive funding proposals for innovative and potentially transformative projects in STEM related education,

Provide leadership in fiscal and project management and reporting for collaborations with large complex awards.

Provide high-quality consulting services to organizations (e.g. schools, universities, science centers, etc.) that wish to review and improve the quality of STEM related education programs they provide.

OEPE continues to actively seek new partners to collaborate with and new sources of funding to expand our portfolio of STEM activities.

 

STEM Programs

  • Astronomy in Chile Educator Ambassadors Program (ACEAP)
  • Innovators Developing Accessible Tools in Astronomy (IDATA)
  • Sister Cities
  • Radio Astronomy Observing Program (RAOP)
  • Project Array
  • National Space Society–Enterprise in Space Collaboration
  • STEM Education Incubator (SEI)

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