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Scottish Schools Education Research Centre

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SSERC is a Local Authority shared-service providing support across all thirty-two Scottish Education Authorities. Our services are available to elected members and officers of Local Authorities, teachers, student teachers and technicians.  In addition, the majority of FE colleges and independent schools within Scotland are members of our organisation. Find out more about SSERC in our information leaflet.


A STEM Education and Training Strategy

The Government’s Strategy was launched by the Minister for Further Education, Higher Education and Science on 26th October 2017. The Strategy sets out an ambitious vision for STEM Education and Training for the next five years.

We are delighted to see that support for SSERC’s professional learning activities feature prominently in the Strategy.  Within SSERC, we are developing our own plans in support of the Strategy, and we look forward to working with colleagues from across Government, Local Authorities, Schools and Colleges in order to ensure that our CLPL programmes continue to meet the needs of the STEM educational community.

The Strategy and associated documentation are available to download at:


Annual Report

SSERC has just completed its annual report of professional development activities for the period April 2016 - March 2017.  Why not download the report and see what we have been up to? Copies of the report can be accessed here.


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