Inspiring STEM Educators



Professional Learning Courses @SSERC. COVID UPDATE

2020-04-14T13:41:52+01:00April 14th, 2020|

We have taken the difficult, but necessary, decision to cancel all professional learning courses that were to be delivered between now and the end of June 2020. Our Science for Secondary Probationers Part 2 has been postponed and we will contact delegates at a later date with regard to alternative arrangements. Our current self-study courses will [...]

COVID-19 update for SSERC delegates and visitors

2020-03-31T11:00:07+01:00March 31st, 2020|

Matters have been moving on rapidly. The postponement of all SSERC professional learning courses and events is now extended to include all of those scheduled up until the end of May 2020. We will be keeping the situation under review with regard to courses scheduled after that date and also in relation to possible dates [...]

STEM Ambassador East @SSERC

2020-03-31T10:08:28+01:00March 31st, 2020|

We are delighted that as from 1st April 2020, SSERC will assume responsibility for the STEM Ambassador programme for the East of Scotland.  During this transition period of STEM Ambassador East activity into SSERC, all those who use this important STEM network will receive the same support for ambassador activities as would normally be usually [...]


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

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 [...]