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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 [...]

Exciting and challenging career opportunity.

2020-03-26T19:58:50+00:00March 26th, 2020|

We have an exciting and challenging career opportunity within our Young STEM Leader project team. This Project Officer post is offered on a 12 month fixed term contract or 12 month secondment. For more information about this post, and how to apply, click on the link that follows: Project-Officer-YSL-April-20

SSERC TV

2020-03-19T16:11:53+00:00March 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 uncertaintly. https://buff.ly/3932gxV

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 enquiries@sserc.scot

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 https://www.sserc.org.uk/health-safety/covid-19-and-practical-work

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 [...]