We bring together science education research experts, science centres and museums professionals, outreach and informal science activities providers, strong user communities, and policymakers across Europe to design and develop a systematic assessment methodology that will analyse the impact of out-of-school science learning activities.


We contribute to the exploration of the nature and effects of out-of-school science education by focusing on the analysis and assessment of learners’ development of Science Proficiency through their individual paths within diverse science learning contexts. To this end, we have set up a research agenda that includes five key objectives.

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