- that national educational systems include astronomy as an integral part of the school curriculum at both the elementary (primary) and secondary level, either on its own or as part of another science course

- that national educational systems and national teachers’ unions assist elementary and secondary school teachers to obtain better access to existing and future training resources in astronomy in order to enhance effective teaching and learning in the natural sciences,

- that the National Representatives in the IAU and in the Commission call the attention of their national educational systems to the resources provided by and in astronomy, and

- that members of the Union and all other astronomers contribute to the training of the new, scientifically literate generation by assisting local educators at all levels in conveying the excitement of astronomy and of science in general.

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