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 [...]
After 11 years of dedicated service to SSERC and the education community in Scotland, Paul Beaumont, our Director of Professional Learning retires this week. We wish Paul a long, healthy retirement, filled with many new adventures, meaningful moments, and much happiness.
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
We are looking for a Project Officer to join our small Project Team working with the partner organisations to continue the development and delivery of the Young STEM Leader Programme. If you are interested in this exciting opportunity - click on the link that follows. Project Officer October oct 2019
The Young STEM Leader (YSL) program is new national programme designed to stimulate and strengthen the development of peer mentoring and inspiration in STEM for young people by young people. It has been designed to address a series of challenges in STEM education in Scotland as set out in the Scottish Government’s STEM Strategy for Education [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Great to see the #ThinkSTEM insert in the autumn edition of 'Childminding', the Scottish Childminding Association magazine. Great to be working in partnership with this brilliant organisation.
The Scottish Parliament Education and Skills Committee has recently published its report into subject choices in Scottish schools. The link is provided below. https://digitalpublications.parliament.scot/Committees/Report/ES/2019/9/16/Subject-choices-in-schools