The EMME Sumer School is a joint initiative between The European Network of Science Centres and Museums (Ecsite), The North Africa and Middle East science centers network (NAMES), along with other promoting partners; It aims to train new leaders for the management of science centres, and scientific and cultural organisations, by giving them a strong set of competencies and skills that they will be able to adapt afterwards in their respective institutions.
In the EMME 2017 edition the use of ICT, gender issues, the involvement of all social actors, and SDGs, will be considered as cross-cutting dimensions that will be tackled throughout the different training days.
This training programme shall incorporate different teaching formats, where half of the training day will be dedicated to lectures and theoretical content, while the other half covers a practical component including: workshops, case studies, etc. Speakers and facilitators are selected based on their consolidated experience in the science centre field.
The time schedule allows sufficient amount of free time to appreciate all the positive features of the location.
A summative evaluation will be completed at the end of the course and in the months that follow, through in-job interviews, in order to assess the impact of the training programme on the participants and the progress of their projects.
The cooperation will continue after the Summer School itself and follow-up activities will be implemented. The participation of attendees from previous edition is foreseen, allowing experience sharing and the continuity of the experience gained along the years.
These activities, as well as the use of social networks will be the pillars for creating of a collaborative community of professionals in the region.
To learn more about the programme and apply see the website http://www.cittadellascienza.it/emme2017/