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SSERC Primary and Secondary Bulletins

2018-05-03T23:42:33+00:00 May 3rd, 2018|

The  SSERC Primary Science and Technology Bulletin and SSERC Bulletin will no longer be available as printed publications.  Both will be available as electronic versions (pdf) and can be read or downloaded  at the SSERC Publications section of the website which can be located at the following link https://www.sserc.org.uk/publications/

SSERC Primary Cluster Programme – findings indicate impact and success

2018-05-03T15:42:54+00:00 May 3rd, 2018|

SSERC is a shared service of all 32 Local Authorities that provides an advisory and support service in schools relating to STEM. Through the Primary Cluster Programme (PCP), SSERC works with Local Authorities to offer all teachers within a cluster, opportunities to raise their levels of confidence and expertise in STEM. Each cluster nominates a [...]

SSERC renames it’s HQ Buildings

2018-05-04T14:36:28+00:00 April 24th, 2018|

By early Autumn, SSERC will have secured a third building within its existing Dunfermline  headquarter base.    We have therefore taken the opportunity to rename the existing two buildings, and provide a name  for the new building.   Each building will be named after a female scientist/technologist who, perhaps, did not gain the recognition that they deserved  [...]

Scottish Association for Metals

2018-04-24T14:03:07+00:00 April 24th, 2018|

SSERC offers a range of professional learning opportunities for technology teachers and technicians in Scotland.  The cost of many of these professional learning opportunities are supported by Enthuse Bursaries, provided by Project ENTHUSE which is a unique partnership of government, charities and employers that have come together to bring about inspired STEM teaching through the professional development of teachers, technicians [...]

Professional Learning Award for SSERC

2018-04-19T12:37:24+00:00 April 19th, 2018|

We are delighted to be able to report that, at a recent meeting of a General Teaching Council Scotland Accreditation Panel, SSERC was formally awarded with the ‘GTCS Quality Mark as a Professional Learning Organisation’. A relatively recent innovation offered by GTCS, the Professional Learning Award for Organisations celebrates and recognises those organisations which support [...]

IFST Scottish Young Scientist of the Year

2018-04-12T10:54:40+00:00 April 9th, 2018|

Our  Chief Executive, Alastair MacGregor, had the pleasure of being asked to be on the panel of judges for the IFST Scottish Young Scientist of the Year Competition.  The event was Chaired by  Dr Jonathan Wilkin (Chair, IFST Scotland Branch). Joining Alastair, were Patrick Smyth (Food Standards Scotland),  Rachel Mirfattahi (Interface), Mark Watson (PepsiCo). The winner [...]

Website news

2018-04-04T13:20:58+00:00 March 28th, 2018|

Welcome to our new improved website. We have listened to all your comments and taken into consideration all your feedback and I hope that you find the new website to be easy to navigate and easy to search and retrieve the information that you are looking for.  The website has been designed to look modern, [...]

SSERC Unveils its new logo

2018-04-04T13:18:30+00:00 March 28th, 2018|

To coincide with the launch of our new website, we have taken the opportunity to revise our corporate logo. The ‘feel’ and colour of the logo will feature strongly in the revised website, but also in all associated corporate branding and marketing materials.    The three circles represent the three main functions delivered by SSERC: Health and [...]