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 [...]
We are delighted that Darren Grant will join the SSERC team as Digital Skills Education Support Officer as from 3rd January 2019. Darren will have specific responsibility for development of SSERC's digital skills products and services which will be delivered from our new Jocelyn Bell Burnell Building. Darren is currently a teacher at Oakbank Primary [...]
On the 29th November 2018, we are testing our new digital skills accommodation and digital accessories by offering a free professional learning opportunity. Thursday 29th November 2018. 1.30 pm - 3.30pm Gain an understanding of the National advice and guidance on Technologies, Computing Science and how this can be embedded meaningfully within context across Early-First level [...]