Inspiring STEM Educators



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

Covid-19 – Classroom Advice

2020-03-13T16:56:19+00:00March 13th, 2020|

SSERC has developed some helpful advice relating to steps that should be taken to minimise the spread of the coronavirus when learners are undertaking practical lab/workshop based activities.  This advice can be found at

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 [...]