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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 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

We have three new exciting employment opportunities at SSERC.

October 20th, 2018|

We are about to recruit three new posts, based in SSERC, each of which will support the development and delivery of the Young STEM Leader programme. The Young STEM Leader Programme is derived from the Scottish Government’s STEM Strategy for Education and Training, specifically that there will be the [...]

Want to influence our secondary STEM professional learning programme ?

October 16th, 2018|

SSERC is in the process of establishing a secondary education advisory forum that will support the organisation in ensuring that our STEM professional learning offering continues to meet the current and future needs of the teaching profession. The terms of reference for the advisory forum are: To represent the secondary [...]

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 [...]