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Dec
1
Wed
Safe Use of Fixed Workshop Machinery
Dec 1 – Dec 2 all-day
Safe Use of Fixed Workshop Machinery

This course is designed to instruct learners on the safe use of bandsaws, circular saws and planer thicknessers. The unit also aims to instruct learners on the safe procedures for carrying out associated tasks such as blade changing.

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YSLP Tutor Assessor Training (All levels) @ Online via Teams
Dec 1 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
YSLP Tutor Assessor Training (All levels) @ Online via Teams

Training for Tutor Assessors for both the non-formal (Curriculum for Excellence Second, Third and Fourth Levels) and formal (SCQF Levels 4, 5 and 6) Young STEM Leader Programme.

This training suitable if you are interested in delivering both versions of the programme.

The YSLP can be delivered in schools, community groups, youth groups or other relevant settings.

To participate in this session, you may be a teacher, youth/community educator, STEM ambassador or in any other role working with young people from upper primary to senior secondary age, extended to college and apprenticeships.

Dec
2
Thu
Science For Secondary Probationers
Dec 2 all-day
Science For Secondary Probationers

A two day online and face to face programme for secondary probationer teachers focusing on a range of activities to support the delivery of CfE

The programme offers an excellent way of keeping up-to-date with developments in your subject area. At each event we aim to offer an equal number of places to Biology, Chemistry and Physics specialists.

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Dec
7
Tue
Support for Advanced Higher Biology
Dec 7 – Dec 8 all-day
Support for Advanced Higher Biology

SSERC are delivering a 2-day course to explore innovative practical activities and investigations that supports the delivery of Advanced Higher Biology. This course is particularly suited to practitioners who are new to delivering the AH Biology course in school. 

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Technology Makerspace
Dec 7 – Dec 8 all-day
Technology Makerspace

Our Technology Makerspace course has been developed specifically for technology teachers and technicians who wish to learn and develop skills in the following areas; Laser cutting, 3D Printing, Sublimation Printing and Vinyl Cutting. These skills are essential for anyone wishing to introduce some of these newer technologies into the classroom.

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Dec
8
Wed
VEX GO
Dec 8 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
VEX GO

VEX Go is a new and exciting product from VEX Robotics that helps us introduce the world of STEM, robotics and coding to our pupils. With the improved storage system, coloured parts for easy identification, fantastic ‘how to’ guides and a range of free activities for teachers to access, VEX have created a product that will improve STEM outcomes for all your learners.

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Dec
10
Fri
Physics Blended Professional Learning Residential
Dec 10 – Dec 11 all-day
Physics Blended Professional Learning Residential

The key features of this professional learning course are 5 online sessions (meets) followed by a 2 day residential course at SSERC.

The online sessions will be hands-on, with participants carrying out instructions under the direction of a live presenter. Resources will be sent to your school before the online sessions to support the activities involved.

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Dec
16
Thu
SSERC BioMeet – Digital Technologies
Dec 16 @ 4:30 am – 5:15 am
SSERC BioMeet - Digital Technologies

Join us for our first SSERC BioMeet focused on the use of digital technologies to enhance learning and teaching.

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Jan
18
Tue
Scottish Universities Science School (SUSS) Event 1
Jan 18 – Jan 19 all-day

The Scottish Universities Science School (SUSS) is a two-day residential professional development event for secondary science education students across Scotland.

SUSS is hugely popular among initial teacher education (ITE) students, routinely attended by more than 95% of the eligible annual cohort.

SUSS has a positive impact on student teacher subject knowledge, confidence and motivation, but also provides a unique opportunity to explore the value of career-long professional learning and identify sources of effective, high-quality support for student teachers as they enter the teaching profession.

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Jan
20
Thu
Scottish Universities Science School (SUSS) Event 2
Jan 20 – Jan 21 all-day

The Scottish Universities Science School (SUSS) is a two-day residential professional development event for secondary science education students across Scotland.

SUSS is hugely popular among initial teacher education (ITE) students, routinely attended by more than 95% of the eligible annual cohort.

SUSS has a positive impact on student teacher subject knowledge, confidence and motivation, but also provides a unique opportunity to explore the value of career-long professional learning and identify sources of effective, high-quality support for student teachers as they enter the teaching profession.

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Jan
26
Wed
Safe Use of Fixed Workshop Machinery
Jan 26 – Jan 27 all-day
Safe Use of Fixed Workshop Machinery

This course is designed to instruct learners on the safe use of bandsaws, circular saws and planer thicknessers. The unit also aims to instruct learners on the safe procedures for carrying out associated tasks such as blade changing.

CLICK HERE for more information.

Jan
27
Thu
SSERC BioMeet – Outdoor Learning
Jan 27 @ 4:30 am – 5:15 am
SSERC BioMeet - Outdoor Learning

Join us for our second SSERC BioMeet focused on outdoor learning.

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Feb
2
Wed
Science For Secondary Probationers
Feb 2 all-day
Science For Secondary Probationers

A two day online and face to face programme for secondary probationer teachers focusing on a range of activities to support the delivery of CfE

The programme offers an excellent way of keeping up-to-date with developments in your subject area. At each event we aim to offer an equal number of places to Biology, Chemistry and Physics specialists.

CLICK HERE for more information.

Feb
3
Thu
Practical Techniques for Recently Qualified Biologists Pt 1 Online
Feb 3 all-day
Practical Techniques for Recently Qualified Biologists Pt 1 Online

The course will mainly be comprised of hands-on practical sessions. We hope to cover microbiological techniques; microscope work; teaching photosynthesis; ideas for approaching enzyme work; electrophoresis and sampling techniques.

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Safe Use of Fixed Workshop Machinery Refresher
Feb 3 all-day
Safe Use of Fixed Workshop Machinery Refresher

The purpose of this unit is to refresh learners on the safe use of bandsaws, circular saws and planer thicknessers.

The course is suitable for learners who have completed Safe Use of Fixed Workshop Machinery within the last 5 years, and are regular users of the equipment.

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