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Learning and
education in citizen science

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Learning and
education in citizen science

This working group aims to:

  • support, research and evaluate learning and education in citizen science
  • undertake research into learning in citizen science
  • develop educational opportunities in citizen science
  • assist schools in using citizen science in the classroom
  • develop tools to evaluate outcomes.

Specific goals are to:

  • describe opportunities for volunteer learning, including in institutional settings such as schools and museums
  • support teachers and project teams in providing educational opportunities using citizen science
  • build a network of teachers using citizen science in classrooms
  • develop an evaluation strategy and tools for learning in citizen science.

You can find more information and resources developed by this working group on our website.



Laure Kloetzer

University of Neuchâtel


Julia Lorke

IPN – Leibniz-Institut für die Pädagogik der Naturwissenschaften und Mathematik Didaktik der Biologie


Claire Ramjan

Working group

  • John Harlin
  • Katherine Mathieson
  • Patricia Silveira
  • Richard Edwards
  • Thomas Hillman
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Activity plan

Past achievements

How to get involved

To join this working group, please contact the chair or vice-chairs by email, outlining your experience and which activities you are interested in.