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 [...]
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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 [...]
The ENTHUSE Celebration Awards 2019 are now receiving applications and we urge you to apply. The award categories are: ENTHUSE Award for Excellence in STEM Learning – Primary ENTHUSE Award for Excellence in STEM Learning – Secondary ENTHUSE Award for Excellence in STEM Learning – Post 16 ENTHUSE Award for Excellence in STEM Learning – Technicians [...]
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.