Chemistry for advanced higher NS513

This course will support the teaching of practical work in chemistry at Advanced Higher Level, including work suitable for Advanced Higher investigations.


In laboratory sessions participants will have hands-on experience of innovative practical work to support the learning outcomes in the Advanced Higher Chemistry course. There will be opportunities to explore ideas and techniques suitable to investigative project work at Advanced Higher level. Via the Gap Task there will be further opportunities for participants to share project ideas.


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–

  • explore ways of enhancing the understanding of concepts relevant to Advanced Higher Chemistry using hands-on approaches
  • more confidently teach innovative practical work that supports the learning outcomes of Advanced Higher Chemistry
  • describe developments in contemporary chemistry relevant to the Senior Phase Curriculum
  • explore ideas for supporting investigative work Advanced Higher Chemistry projects
  • receive a variety of resources to support learning in their school

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