SSERC is delighted to host the live streaming of the IFST Lecture 2019 - ‘Ultra-processed foods: The science and the policy’. The special guest speaker will be Professor Mike Gibney, University College Dublin. The live streaming of his speech will be followed by an 'in person' talk by David Thomson, CEO Food & Drink Federation Scotland. [...]
At SSERC we have a strong belief that our staff are our most important asset and as such we provide a range of development opportunities. In the last few weeks there has been some notable successes that we are proud to share: Congratulations to Chris Lloyd our Senior Education Manager (Chemistry) on achieving the NEBOSH Diploma [...]
SSERC was delighted to host the Scottish ENTHUSE Celebration Awards 2019 at the Engine Shed (Stirling) on 14th May 2019. These awards celebrate excellence in STEM education at primary, secondary, leadership and for technicians and support staff. Career Long Professional Learning (CLPL) has an impact on teachers and technicians, their colleagues, their school and their students and [...]
At today's SSERC/STAC Annual Conference for School Technicians, a new digital forum - Techne - was launched. Techne will provide an opportunity for school technicians, across the length and breadth of Scotland, to enter into professional dialogue, discussion and debate, as well as sharing best practice and providing support. Techne will be accessible via the [...]
We are delighted to be working in partnership with the Scottish Childminding Association (SCMA) to develop a STEM training package and we have a SSERC/SCMA feature in the Spring 2019 edition of the SCMA Magazine.
We are delighted with the appointment of Euan Mitchell to the post of Head of Early Years and Primary Education at SSERC. Euan, who has been on secondment to SSERC from his role at Riverside Primary School in Stirling, will formally take up his new post on 29th April 2019. As well as being Head of [...]
Based in Dunfermline, SSERC has acquired a third building which will house its professional learning offering to support STEM education for childminders, early years practitioners and primary school teachers as well as housing professional learning activities to support digital learning and computing science from early years to senior phase in secondary schools. The Minister for [...]
At the opening of SSERC's third building, Richard Lochhead, Minister for Further Education, Higher Education and Science met with PGDE students (Design and Technology), pupils from Larbert High School and SSERC staff. During the visit the Minister participated in a variety of activities including ceramic drawing, cold metal forming, sublimation printing and coding.
On the evening of Thursday 13th December, we opened the doors of our new third building to the staff, parents, grandparents, guardians and carers of the young people who were involved in the design, creation and installation of art work for the Jocelyn Bell Burnell Building. Innovation, creativity, professionalism, talent, inspiring, thought provoking were all words [...]