Centre for Space Science and Technology Education in Asia and the Pacific (CSSTEAP)
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The educational programme of the Centre is oriented towards the dissemination of knowledge in relevant aspects of space science and technology. The initial emphasis of the Centre is to concentrate on in-depth education, research & applications programmes, and linkages to the global programmes/databases, execution of pilot projects, continuing education and awareness and appraisal programmes. Scholars and professionals, who contribute to the educational programme are renowned experts in their respective fields from both within and outside the region.
The details of the educational modules have been finalised based on the curriculum developed under the auspices of the UN Office for Outer Space Affairs and the guidelines emerging from the meetings held for Education Curriculum development for the Centre at Granada, Spain in February/March 1995. these curricula are reviewed by an international Advisory Committee (Under CSSTEAP) from time to time. An Experts Committee, constututed by UN/UNOOSA met at Frascati, Italy in September 2001, reviewed te curricula and suggested modifications to suit the demands of the Centres.