International Seminar: information and registration

The next seminar will take place at the International Center for Educational Studies (CIEP) in Sevres (near Paris) from the 17th to the 21st June 2019. It  will host 40 participants from  countries outside the European Union.

This year, we are celebrating the tenth anniversary of the seminar, it is a special edition!

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This year, the international seminar is intended only for people who have already participated in one of the previous 9 editions of the international seminar and have developed local activities/projects related to science education.

The projects have to be still on-going.



The participants are selected by the organizers of the seminar, according to the information filled in the registration form.

A class video of students practicing inquiry-based Science Education / IBSE (even filmed with a mobile phone) is also required (15 minutes maximum).

Criteria of applications selection :

  • Applicants must have participated in a previous edition of the international seminar.
  • Applicants must have developed projects and activities in their countries. Particular importance will be attached to the impact of these projects on national science education systems at the local level.
  • The participants will have to be proficient either in French or English.



Training costs and most part of the costs related to the stay are covered by the French part during the whole duration of the seminar.

The participation in the seminar includes the following :

  • Full accommodation at the CIEP during 6 days.
  • Professional development fees (35-40 hours).
  • Official dinner.
  • Simultaneous translation english-french.

The participation in the seminar does not include:

  • International transport costs, chargeable to the participants or his institution.
  • Visa application fees, if applicable.
  • Health care insurance for the period of seminar.
  • Pick-up and transfer from/to the airport.
  • Some meals (Dinner of the sunday, monday, wednesday, thursday and friday evenings)
  • Other expenses not indicated above.



  • Pre-registration (by sending the form available below) by January 31st, 2019.
  • The results of the final selection will be available on this website from March 16th, 2019. The selected participants will receive a confirmation by e-mail.
  • To confirm their selection, participants will have to send the copy of their issued plane ticket before April 26th, 2019 absolute deadline. Without this document, their application will not be confirmed.


Please, find here:

 the 2019 registration form

Download the 10th seminar program


  Under the patronage of the French UNESCO commission



Anne Lejeune,
anne.lejeune AT
Tel: +33 (0)1 85 08 71 94


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