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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, [...]

Digital Garden

2020-03-13T23:13:50+00:00March 13th, 2020|

We are looking for support (financial and human) to transform an unused walled garden space, within SSERC HQ in Dunfermline, into a digital garden that can be used by families within the local community. For more information contact @SSERCofficial or @ SSERCdigital (Twitter and Facebook) or e mail

Tomorrow’s Climate scientists.

2020-02-03T18:57:18+00:00February 3rd, 2020|

The Royal Society Schools Engagement team is looking for scientists and engineers to support a new programme for 2020 called 'Tomorrow’s Climate scientists'. To solve global issues relating to climate change there is a need to build future capacity in terms of developing skills in our future scientists. This programme will give students across the UK [...]

2019 SSERC Annual Conference

2019-12-22T19:39:54+00:00December 22nd, 2019|

The morning presentations from the 2019 SSERC Annual Conference are now available to view (including the associated powerpoint presentations). Click on the various links provided below to access the presentation you want to view. All videos will be available directly from SSERC TV in early January 2020. CEO introduction AC 2019 CEO Chairman introduction AC 2019 [...]

Education and Skills Committee – Report of STEM in early years education

2019-11-21T16:26:17+00:00November 21st, 2019|

Click on the link that follows to access the SSERC response to the Scottish Parliament Education and Skills Committee 'Report of STEM in early years education'. SSERC_ESK press release_2019_11_21

Visit to SSERC by Richard Lochhead MSP

2019-09-29T19:00:45+01:00September 29th, 2019|

We were delighted to welcome Mr Richard Lochhead MSP, Minister for Further Education, Higher Education and Science to SSERC on Wednesday 25th September 2019. During the visit Mr Lochhead met with delegates attending the Primary- Secondary Transition professional learning course (Picture 1) and found out more about the work that we undertake supporting early years practitioners [...]

SSERC Director of Professional Learning awarded prestigious GTCS Convener’s Award.

2019-09-29T18:23:54+01:00September 29th, 2019|

We are delighted that Paul Beaumont, Director of Professional Learning at SSERC, was the recipient of the 2019 GTCS Convener’s Award. The award is presented by the Convener of the GTCS Council to an individual who, in the eyes of the GTCS Convener, has shown outstanding commitment to the GTCS Professional Values (Trust, Respect, Integrity, Professional [...]