Education, Outreach & Training Expert Group

Education, Outreach & Training Expert Group

Expert Group Leader: Dragomir Mateev​
EXCOM Oversight: Agnieszka Kruszewska​

​Welcome to the Education, Outreach & Training Expert Group webpage.

​Terms of Reference:

  • Exchange information, views and ideas about education, outreach and communication (EOC) within COMNAP
  • Promote mutual understanding on EOC activities and facilitate partnerships
  • Work with relevant organisations in developing activities of mutual interest
  • Enhance the content of the Members area of the COMNAP web site by sharing publications, policies, procedures and best practice.

COMNAP Practical Training Modules

Training Module 1: Environmental Protocol

This training module (version 1.0/March 2014) has been developed by the COMNAP Training Expert Group.  The information was combined from training presentations from the National Antarctic Programs of Argentina, Australia, France and Spain. It is intended that this presentation will be kept opened for development and input from all COMNAP members and should evolve to incorporate staff feedback in later versions.​ Anyone is welcome to use this training module. It is available below as PDF and PPT files in each of the four Antarctic Treaty official languages.

Environmental Protocol Training English 2014 (pdf)
Environmental Protocol Training English 2014 (ppt)

Environmental Protocol Training French 2014 (pdf)
Environmental Protocol Training French 2014 (ppt)

Environmental Protocol Training Russian 2014 (pdf)
Environmental Protocol Training Russian 2014 (ppt)

Environmental Protocol Training Spanish 2014 (pdf)
Environmental Protocol Training Spanish 2014 (ppt)

Training Module 2: Non-Native Species

This training module (version 1.0/April 2015) has been developed by the COMNAP Training Expert Group.  The information was combined from training presentations from the National Antarctic Programs of Argentina, Australia, China, India, New Zealand and Spain. It is intended that this presentation will be kept opened for development and input from all COMNAP members and should evolve to incorporate staff feedback in later versions.​ Anyone is welcome to use this training module. It is available below as PDF and PPT files in english only at this time.

Non Native Species English 2015 (pdf)
Non Native Species English (ppt)

COMNAP Antarctic Fellowships

The COMNAP Antarctic Fellowship was offered for the first time in 2011. It is designed to encourage the active involvement of early career Antarctic persons and to strengthen international capacity and cooperation in the spirit of the Antarctic Treaty. More information are available here.