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Educational Resources Directory

These educational resources have been gathered from around the EuroGCT partnership and beyond. This directory is intended to support educators and independent learners. The resources here are suitable for a range of audiences, from primary-school students to adult learners.

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  • Zooniverse
Zooniverse houses a range of citizen science projects, includining research projects in genetics and cell biology.

Your DNA, Your Say

  • Wellcome Connecting Science
The ‘Your DNA, Your Say’ project is a citizen science project surveying public attitudes towards genomic data sharing, as well as offering informative videos.

Understanding Stem Cells

  • German Stem Cell Network
This series of lessons provides teachers with fact-tested knowledge about stem cells. The freely usable material allows high school students to engage with current research in stem cell research and therapies.

The DNA School

  • Genethon
The DNA School aims to inform a broad audience about “DNA science” which evolves particularly quickly, and to support learners with a vocational interest.


  • Genetic Science Learning Centre
The Genetic Science Learning Centre has developed a range of resources to support educators in bringing genetics, biosciences, and health sciences alive in the classroom. These supplemental resources and lesson plans include genetics, gene therapies, stem cells, and ethics.

Start With A Stem Cell

    Designed to support scientists at outreach events, this highly interactive and engaging set of resources provides activities for all ages to learn about stem cells. Here you will find electronic copies of the materials and the guidance notes to go with them.

    Scottish Stem Cell Stories

      Making blood from stem cells, iPS cells from skin cells and improving the lives of those with diabetes are just a few of the stories that are touched on in this comic. Ideal for use in the classroom, at festivals and events.

      Science Ceilidh

        Science Ceilidh provides innovative games and activities to help children engage with concepts in science. They also provide resources to support educators.

        Policy Issues in Genomics

        • National Human Genome Research Institute
        These resources developed by NHGRI encourage learners to consider the ethical, legal, and social aspect of genomics research. These factsheets discuss genetics, gene therapy, and ethics.

        Online Academic Education Course: European Joint Programme on Rare Disease

        • European Joint Programme on Rare Diseases
        EJP RD has developed on educational academic course on multidisciplinary aspects of rare disease in order to better inform and train the rare disease community, as well as increase awareness and interest on rare disease research from students. They provide online courses, videos and factsheets, on the topics of genetics and gene therapy.