Inspiring STEM Educators

Tribute to Councillor Graham Lambie

2021-02-12T15:04:43+00:00February 12th, 2021|

SSERC colleagues were saddened to hear of the sudden death of Stirling Councillor Graham Lambie. Graham was an 'alternate'  Director on the SSERC Board;  a role he fulfilled with commitment, dedication and enthusiasm.   His advice and support will be missed. Our thoughts are with his family, friends and colleagues at this sad time.

Our Early Years and Primary Education Manager (incorporating Digital Skills)

2021-02-08T20:07:32+00:00February 8th, 2021|

We were delighted to welcome Kevin Reid as our newest member of the SSERC team on the 4th January 2021.  Kevin is our Digital Skills specialist within the Early Years and Primary Education team.  Kevin's bio can be found below. I began my journey in education in 2007 with the initial stages of my career as [...]

Scotland Loves Local

2021-01-26T16:34:22+00:00January 26th, 2021|

We are pleased to have been awarded a grant via  Scotland's Towns Partnership  as part of the Scotland Loves Local Fund to  create a digital  walled garden at SSERC HQ. The Scotland Loves Local Fund is provided by the Scottish Government to support a range of towns, settlements, and community/neighbourhood partnerships to deliver projects to [...]

Supporting health and wellbeing

2020-11-10T16:31:44+00:00November 10th, 2020|

We are pleased to be supporting  the Tree of Knowledge and their new Treehouse learning platform.   Never has there been a better time to support the mental health and wellbeing of staff and pupils, and increase motivation and creativity.  Want to know more  see  below.    Remember if you sign up for the programme - use [...]

ASE Scotland Online Secondary BGE TeachMeet

2020-11-03T09:30:57+00:00November 3rd, 2020|

ASE Scotland will be running several on-line events during this academic year, to support STEM educators and technicians.  Please see below details one of the events in November.  And we are looking forward to our Annual Meeting on Saturday 13 March – whether it be in person or on-line! ASE Scotland Online Secondary Broad General Education TeachMeet, [...]

ASE Scotland Online Primary TeachMeet

2020-11-03T09:29:09+00:00November 3rd, 2020|

ASE Scotland will be running several on-line events during this academic year, to support STEM educators and technicians.  Please see below details one of the events in November.  And we are looking forward to our Annual Meeting on Saturday 13 March – whether it be in person or on-line! ASE Scotland Online Primary TeachMeet  Thursday, [...]

Tree of Knowledge and The Treehouse.

2020-11-02T16:34:13+00:00November 2nd, 2020|

We live in uncertain times with no immediate improvement to the current pandemic situation.  SSERC, like many organisations, has responded in many ways including the reconfiguration of our professional learning offering to digital delivery.   Our focus continues to be on STEM. We are delighted to be able to support the work of the Tree of Knowledge [...]

AmazonSmile

2020-10-20T17:17:33+01:00October 20th, 2020|

We are now part of  AmazonSmile. AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon that lets customers enjoy the same wide selection of products, low prices, and convenient shopping features as on amazon.co.uk. The difference is that when customers shop through the URL smile.amazon.co.uk, Amazon will donate 0.5% of the net purchase price (excluding VAT, returns and shipping [...]

COVID-19 – Guidance for returning to school.

2020-06-09T11:46:30+01:00June 3rd, 2020|

We are now in the situation of knowing the date on which school are going to reopen (11th of August) and staff are now generally allowed back into school to begin preparations. We have been monitoring the situation and considering our approach and are now in the position to publish our guidance to enable this [...]