The Euro-Mediterranean and Middle East (EMME) Summer School for Science Communication
Do Not Miss the EMME Summer School 2019:
The top quality training for science centre/museum professionals
The 4th edition of the Euro-Mediterranean and Middle East Summer School for Science Communication, EMME 2019, will take place 27-31 October in the capital of Kuwait, where it will be hosted by The Scientific Center of Kuwait (TSCK), one of the first science centres that began operating in the Middle East almost 20 years ago.
EMME 2019 targets professionals from science centres, science museums, and other science engagement organizations who have aspiration, ability, engagement, and agility to learn and grow, and who are focused on taking their team and organization to the next level of learning, growth, and relevancy. This training opportunity seeks to develop field professionals from different disciplines in all areas of the science centre/museum and science engagement organizations management. Whether they specialize in programs or exhibits development, education, marketing, or finance, employees will find the training particularly helpful for their careers and success as potential science centre leaders.
EMME 2019 will be offering a new, more cohesive format for the future science centre leaders training program. This edition will be “Project-Based”; all sessions will be feeding into a “take away plan of action” that combines all relevant disciplines. The Summer School promises to be fun, educational, and stimulating for each participant; each module will address the Learn, Develop, Apply, and Sustain (L.D.A.S.) model. Upon the conclusion of 5 exciting days, attendees will be able to go back to their home centres and apply the skills and tools learned; they will be able to create and set up projects to help build and develop their home centres into a productive future.
EMME trainers and facilitators will be experts from leading European and Middle-Eastern science engagement organizations with long-standing practice. EMME is an ongoing collaboration between Ecsite and NAMES networks and a group of their members; it provides an opportunity for meaningful and in-depth networking between professionals from the two regions. EMME is thus an optimal opportunity for exchange of knowledge and expertise within a stimulating and educational environment.
The EMME Summer School aims to:
- Consolidate existing science centres and museums in the Euro-Mediterranean and Middle East, their activities and programmes;
- Support the development of new science centres and museums, as well as communication projects in the region;
- Enhance science centres and museums’roles in advocacy in society, including but not limited to institutions at the national and regional levels;
- Exchange expertise, practices and activities among professionals in the field;
- Stimulate the development of cooperative projects among the members of the two networks.
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