STEM Blog

December 21, 2020
by Janey Irving
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New tool to support Scotland’s seas

A new online portal which assesses the health of Scotland’s seas has been launched. Scotland’s Marine Assessment (SMA) 2020, brings together the work of more than 250 scientists to provide an up-to-date review of our marine environment and the human … Continue reading

November 26, 2020
by Hazel Gardner
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STEM Nation Award success

Nineteen education settings are amongst the first to gain a STEM Nation Award from Education Scotland. The group of early learning and childcare settings, primary schools and secondary schools from across the country were among over seventy settings that participated … Continue reading

September 8, 2020
by Gayle Duffus
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The power of partnerships in STEM education Gayle Duffus, National Education Officer for RAiSE

The Developing the Young Workforce (DYW) strategy made clear the commitment to give young people exposure to careers and pathways in order to develop their own potential. This is particularly important in the STEM subjects where there is a raft … Continue reading

September 7, 2020
by I. Menzies
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Higher Biology Podcast – Prof Jason Leitch discusses the science behind COVID Guidance for Schools

In the latest Higher Biology Podcast, published on Monday 7th September, Scotland’s National Clinical Director, Professor Jason Leitch, discusses his learning and career pathway from his biology classroom in secondary school to advising the First Minister on the national COVID … Continue reading

May 20, 2020
by Janey Irving
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BIOLOGY: STEM CLPL Online Training for teachers

University of Aberdeen has launched a new free CLPL online programme for Higher and Advanced Higher Biology. https://on.abdn.ac.uk/courses/biology-online-stem-training-for-teachers/ This work has been supported through the Enhancing Professional Learning in STEM Grants Programme and the Scottish Government STEM Education and Training … Continue reading

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