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Facilitator development programme stage 1 - invitation onlyNY725

The facilitator development programme is our flagship approach to recruiting and developing suitable facilitators for a teacher and school-led national CPD programme. Supporting STEM specialists who work with teachers, subject leaders/coordinators and senior managers to provide training as part of the National STEM...

Physics teachers' summer schoolNS209

This 2019 Summer School aims to offer opportunities that will support the delivery of National 4/5, Higher and Advanced Higher Physics.  In laboratory sessions, participants will have hands-on experience of new practical work both at SSERC and at Edinburgh University. The IoP Stirling Conference forms the...

Laboratory science national 5NS700

A new course, Skills for work: laboratory science national 5, has recently been introduced into schools and colleges in Scotland. This course offers participants the opportunity to explore laboratory procedures and practices which can be used in delivery across the Laboratory science national 5 course. Combined...

Science for secondary probationersNS203

All PGDE science and final year undergraduates following a science with education programme in Scotland are invited to The Scottish Universities Science School (SUSS) which is held during their training year. Average attendance rates at SUSS are 95+%. The aims of SUSS are to provide: experiences relevant to...

Science for curriculum leaders and heads of facultyNS218

Scottish science curriculum leaders wishing to increase the role they play in science developments in their department and school would benefit from this opportunity to experience a range of practical work outside of their subject area. Equipped with these new skills they will be better placed to lead and...

Teaching primary science: getting startedNE708

Online course. Develop your confidence in doing practical science in the primary classroom. Whether you are new to teaching science, or you are the science subject lead in your school, you will find practical guidance, see how practical science works in the classroom and learn from experienced teachers. This online...

Creativity in ScienceNS801

Creativity – the ability to have ideas, to solve problems that one may never have seen before, to think for oneself– is one of the most valuable life skills, and one of the most valued by universities and employers. It is the belief of the Course Team that creativity can be learnt, and taught. Coverage will include...

Demonstrations for recently qualified chemistsNS702

 Demonstrations can be used to enrich understanding across the sciences. It is important that teachers have opportunities to improve their skills and confidence in carrying out demonstrations and to extend the repertoire of demonstrations available to them.  Through this course we seek to enhance the skills of...

Chemistry summer schoolNS213

Building on the success of previous events, the 2015 Summer School will focus on practical work to support revised programmes (Higher and Advanced Higher) in Chemistry.  Laboratory sessions will follow an interactive approach aligned to the broad themes of the programmes. Practical work will be supported by...