Practical techniques for recently qualified biologists NS514 / A20

Start date
23 Feb 21
2 Days
SSERC, 2 Pitreavie Court, South Pitreavie Business Park, Dunfermline KY11 8UU View on Google Map


This course aims to offer hands-on opportunities to explore innovative ways of approaching practical work to support the biology curriculum. A variety of biological techniques will be explored. For example, microscopy skills, microbiology techniques, innovative work with enzymes, ecological techniques.

To apply for this course please contact SSERC directly ( ) who will forward you the necessary information. Shortly after the published closing date for applications the Administration Team at SSERC will send to successful applicants:

  • confirmation of an offer of a place on the course together with details on enrolment procedures
  • information on ENTHUSE bursaries and how to apply for such a bursary
  • a set of terms and conditions which you must meet in order to qualify for an ENTHUSE bursary

If you are a supply teacher you may still qualify for an ENTHUSE bursary – please contact SSERC to establish your eligibility.



Participants will be able to:

  • more confidently teach practical skills relevant to the Senior Phase biology curriculum
  • explore ways of enhancing the understanding of biological concepts using hands-on approaches
  • describe developments in some key areas of contemporary biology
  • receive a variety of resources to support learning in their school


1 Practical techniques for recently qualified biologists Day 1 23 February 202109:00-16:00SSERC
3 Practical techniques for recently qualified biologists Day 2 25 May 202109:00-16:00SSERC

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Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£320.00 +VAT
State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£320.00 +VATSubsidy available*£320.00

Participants from outside the UK will be charged the course fee and an additional £120 per day plus VAT.

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