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As you can see, we have just launched our new SSERC website. Work on migrating all our content to the new site is still ongoing, however all our content is once again available. Links will redirect you to our old site where appropriate until the content has been transferred. Please contact us at enquiries@sserc.scot if you cannot locate any information or have any additional queries.

SSERC offers teaching and learning support for primary and secondary STEM education in the following three areas:

  1. Health and safety advice for schools and Local Authorities, enabling hands on experiential learning in the classroom.
  2. Professional development programmes for science and technology  teachers, technicians and managers.
  3. STEM engagement, connecting STEM professionals with young people to bring STEM subjects alive through real life experiences.

If you would like to apply for one of our professional learning courses you can do so by clicking here.

Latest News

Asbestos in Bunsen burner gauzes

August 31st, 2018|

The HSE has alerted us to the possible contamination of a small number of ceramic-centred, Bunsen burner gauzes with asbestos. At present this it limited to two suppliers who are not major players in Scotland but further testing is being done and HSE’s investigations are ongoing. If further suppliers [...]

Exciting Opportunity to join the SSERC team

October 10th, 2018|

We are currently looking to appoint a Digital Skills/Computing Science Education Support Officer to join our team at SSERC. About the role The post-holder will work as a member of the SSERC Education Support Officer Team with specific responsibility for the development and delivery of our Career Long Professional Learning [...]

A voyage to Antarctica

October 9th, 2018|

Imagine seeing the following abstract from a CV Post doctoral researcher. Biochemist. Microbiologist. Scientist. STEM Ambassador. Mountain Leader General outdoor enthusiast. Then think that this person is currently participating in a one year leadership programme that culminates in three week voyage to the Antarctic. I wonder what conclusion you might [...]