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Alastair Macgregor

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Minister opens SSERC third building.

2018-12-21T06:51:35+00:00December 19th, 2018|

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 [...]

Minister meets with delegates at opening of SSERC building.

2018-12-19T17:48:47+00:00December 19th, 2018|

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.

Art installation in the Jocelyn Bell Burnell Building

2018-12-18T14:58:05+00:00December 18th, 2018|

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 [...]

SSERC Board of Directors and Trustees – changes.

2018-12-16T20:53:56+00:00December 16th, 2018|

At the 120th meeting of the SSERC Board of Directors and Trustees the Chair, Alan Nimmo, announced the retirement from the  Board of Ian Stephen.  Ian has been a long service member of the Board, and as well as being Vice-Chair, acted as Chair  during the period of time which saw the retirement of the [...]

Thanks to you all

2018-12-09T17:58:46+00:00December 9th, 2018|

Thanks to all who attended the 2018 SSERC Annual Conference.   A great attendance, an excellent key note speaker, and superb delegates led this to being the best Annual Conference in recent times.   We look forward to welcoming you to the 2019 SSERC Annual Conference on Friday 29th November 2019.

Young STEM Leader Programme. Project Officers.

2018-12-09T19:01:08+00:00December 9th, 2018|

We will be shortly interviewing for the two posts identified below.   We have had some last minute withdrawals as a result of applicants gaining employment elsewhere in advance of interview.  We will accept new applications for both posts with a closing date of 14/12/18 and an interview date of 20/12/18. Young STEM Leader Project Officer: [...]

Digital Skills Education Support Officer

2018-12-05T23:38:55+00:00December 5th, 2018|

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 [...]

Scottish Universities Science School – exhibition and sponsorship opportunities.

2018-12-05T15:07:46+00:00December 5th, 2018|

The 2019 Scottish Universities Science School   will take place on Thursday 17th – Friday 18th January 2019   at the Golden Jubilee Hotel, Clydebank, Glasgow.   Approximately 240 PGDE science students will be participating in this flagship event. Why not also participate as an exhibitor  or sponsor.    Click on the link that follows for more details:  SSERC18_SUSS A5_ [...]