Inspiring STEM Educators



COVID-19 – Guidance for returning to school.

2020-06-09T11:46:30+01:00June 3rd, 2020|

We are now in the situation of knowing the date on which school are going to reopen (11th of August) and staff are now generally allowed back into school to begin preparations. We have been monitoring the situation and considering our approach and are now in the position to publish our guidance to enable this [...]

Competition – Design a digital image for use in the SSERC 2020 Annual Report

2020-04-27T15:09:10+01:00April 27th, 2020|

SSERC is in the process of compiling its 2020 Annual Report and we are looking for a STEM-based digital image that will feature on the front cover.   We are also looking for a range of STEM-based digital images that can be used within the Annual Report. This competition is open to any secondary school [...]

Professional Learning Courses @SSERC. COVID UPDATE

2020-04-14T13:41:52+01:00April 14th, 2020|

We have taken the difficult, but necessary, decision to cancel all professional learning courses that were to be delivered between now and the end of June 2020. Our Science for Secondary Probationers Part 2 has been postponed and we will contact delegates at a later date with regard to alternative arrangements. Our current self-study courses will [...]

COVID-19 update for SSERC delegates and visitors

2020-03-31T11:00:07+01:00March 31st, 2020|

Matters have been moving on rapidly. The postponement of all SSERC professional learning courses and events is now extended to include all of those scheduled up until the end of May 2020. We will be keeping the situation under review with regard to courses scheduled after that date and also in relation to possible dates [...]

STEM Ambassador East @SSERC

2020-03-31T10:08:28+01:00March 31st, 2020|

We are delighted that as from 1st April 2020, SSERC will assume responsibility for the STEM Ambassador programme for the East of Scotland.  During this transition period of STEM Ambassador East activity into SSERC, all those who use this important STEM network will receive the same support for ambassador activities as would normally be usually [...]


2020-04-02T13:50:59+01:00March 19th, 2020|

We have uploaded professional learning materials, suitable for school technicians and science teachers, onto SSERC TV. We will upload further material over the next few weeks and keep you updated as to what is available from SSERC to support professional development at this time of uncertainty.

Change of advice for SSERC delegates and visitors – COVID-19

2020-03-17T11:56:47+00:00March 17th, 2020|

On the 16th March 2020, the UK and Scottish Governments announced a series of additional measures designed to delay the spread of COVID-19 which included advice relating to social distancing. As a result, and after much consideration, we have decided to postpone all SSERC professional learning courses and events scheduled as from, and including those on, [...]