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Early Years and Primary Education Advisory Group

2019-07-10T09:20:16+00:00July 9th, 2019|

Do you want to influence Early Years and Primary STEM professional learning? SSERC is in the process of establishing an Early Years and Primary Education Advisory Group that will support the organisation in ensuring that our STEM professional learning offering continues to meet the needs of the teaching profession. The advisory group will: Represent the Early [...]

Scottish ENTHUSE Celebration Awards 2019

2019-06-20T16:12:24+00:00June 20th, 2019|

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 and the Scottish delegation will be part of a national celebration event at the Royal Society, London on the 20th [...]

Printed Advice

2019-02-05T15:41:07+00:00February 5th, 2019|

Ever since the introduction of the previous website, we have been getting requests (a small number) for a printed version of the Hazardous Chemicals advice. Personally, I can't see why there is a need but c'est la vie. The previous website did allow this is a fairly clumsy way by just printing each of the [...]

New Publications

2018-11-12T12:12:03+00:00November 12th, 2018|

Some hard work has been going on in the background . . .it's not all beer and skittles here at SSERC. We (well, I) have now updated our documents on: New and Expectant Mothers - No significant changes to the advice itself but the document has been revised in light of CLP/GHS with a revised [...]

Hazardous Chemicals v Hazcards

2019-05-07T10:18:39+00:00November 7th, 2018|

FOr the vast majority of our Scottish users, this is not an issue. We are aware, however, that some of the independent schools do follow the English curriculum: with GCSEs and A-levels. Much of the documentation for these courses specifically references CLEAPSS Hazcards in the H&S information. There is generally very little difference in the [...]

Asbestos in Bunsen burner gauzes

2018-11-07T11:36:06+00:00August 31st, 2018|

The HSE has alerted us to the possible contamination of a small number of ceramic-centred, Bunsen burner gauzes with asbestos. At present this it limited to two suppliers who are not major players in Scotland but further testing is being done and HSE’s investigations are ongoing. If further suppliers become involved, we will keep you [...]