The Scottish Parliament Education and Skills Committee has recently published its report into subject choices in Scottish schools. The link is provided below. https://digitalpublications.parliament.scot/Committees/Report/ES/2019/9/16/Subject-choices-in-schools
We are delighted to have two key note speakers at the 2019 SSERC Annual Conference. Our second speaker is Howie Firth, Director, Orkney Science Festival. Howie Firth is a scientist, writer and broadcaster who was director of the first Edinburgh Science Festival in 1989, providing the city's concept of a science festival with a format that [...]
We are delighted to have two key note speakers at the 2019 SSERC Annual Conference. Our first speaker is Graeme McAlister, CEO, Scottish Childminding Association. Graeme joined the Scottish Childminding Association (SCMA) as Chief Executive Officer in April 2019. He has over 18 years of senior experience in the third and health sectors in Scotland, primarily [...]
We are delighted to be supporting the Foundation Apprenticeship programme in Scotland by offering a work placement to a student from Fife College. We are also supporting FAs from City of Glasgow Council by providing free access to the 'Advisory Service' section of the SSERC website. We wish every success to all learners in Scotland who [...]
Inspiring young people in a STEM subject? Did you know you could be eligible for a STEM Inspiration Award?
Held at the House of Lords on 5 November, these annual awards recognise brilliant individuals and forward-thinking organisations working to inspire young people in STEM subjects. Whether you are a STEM Ambassador, employer, or lead other STEM projects, there’s an award category to celebrate the way you enthuse young people. Applications and [...]
We are delighted to be supporting Fife Housing Group with their Give a Kid a Coat appeal 2019. For drop off points, see the attached images. If you are a SSERC delegate and you want to give a donation, we can accept it at SSERC reception.
Do you require a venue for an important event or meeting? We have a range of meetings rooms avilable for hire at our SSERC HQ. Our Dunfermline location has great access to road, rail and bus networks; we also have a large carpark and a bike storage area. We offer a range [...]
SSERC is delighted to host the live streaming of the IFST Lecture 2019 - ‘Ultra-processed foods: The science and the policy’. The special guest speaker will be Professor Mike Gibney, University College Dublin. The live streaming of his speech will be followed by an 'in person' talk by David Thomson, CEO Food & Drink Federation Scotland. [...]
SSERC was delighted to host the Scottish ENTHUSE Celebration Awards 2019 at the Engine Shed (Stirling) on 14th May 2019. These awards celebrate excellence in STEM education at primary, secondary, leadership and for technicians and support staff and the Scottish delegation will be part of a national celebration event at the Royal Society, London on the 20th [...]