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February 19, 2019
by Gemma-Rose Lansdown
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Improving Gender Balance and Equality, a priority for all.

We’ve arrived! Introducing the new Improving Gender Balance and Equality (IGBE) team within Education Scotland. We are a team of 6 officers (5 in post and 1 on their way) with a focus to embed the learning from the Improving … Continue reading

October 11, 2018
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Be part of Tomorrow’s Engineers Week 5 – 9 November 2018

Tomorrow’s Engineers Week  provides a unique opportunity for engineers, employers, universities and schools to help inspire the next generation of engineers. Download toolkits of ideas on how to take part. This year’s plans include the first Tomorrow’s Engineers Week Big Assembly; offering schools … Continue reading

October 11, 2018
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Take part in the Children’s Conference at the PSEC in June 2019

The PSTT Children’s Conference at PSEC is an exciting and unique opportunity for schools to participate in a dedicated primary science conference. The event will take place on Friday 7th June 2019 at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre as part of the … Continue reading

August 22, 2018
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Join STEM Live at the 2018 Scottish Learning Festival!

SLF 2018 is taking place this week and we cannot wait for our STEM Live Expo! –  a fantastic new, interactive experience with STEM demonstrations and inspirational keynote speeches. SLF 18 STEM LIVE Demo Programme Please  note: the sessions below … Continue reading

August 20, 2018
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Dundee Science Centre Looks to Local Communities to Shape Future

Just weeks after unveiling the outcome of a £2M fundraising campaign, in the form of a new exhibition and science learning suite, Dundee Science Centre has secured £1.45M to transform the visitor attraction into an even more accessible community hub. … Continue reading

January 24, 2017
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Gender Balance Resources available online

Improving Gender Balance Scotland, the partnership project between the Institute of Physics, Education Scotland and Skills Development Scotland, has recently launched part of their suite of resources for schools looking to counter gender stereotyping. The resources include PSHE lessons on … Continue reading

November 11, 2016
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Concept Cartoons – 6th February 2017

Concept Cartoons – 6th February 2017 (17:00-18:30) SSERC, Dunfermline Stuart Naylor, one of the principal authors of Science Concept Cartoons Set 2, is due to deliver this ‘twilight’ professional development session. Aimed at learners in the age range 10-16, this … Continue reading

June 2, 2016
by I. Menzies
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SEPA – Rainfall school education project

SEPA is looking to expand its existing volunteer rainfall observer program. This work includes the development of an online data entry portal and data visualisation facility. To complement this work, SEPA is piloting collaboration with around 40 schools nationally. For … Continue reading

June 2, 2016
by I. Menzies
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Scotland’s Environment Website launches new Citizen Science portal

Why we built the portal Citizen Science is really important to the partners in Scotland’s Environment. It generates data which are used to make decisions, set priorities and debate issues, but just as importantly, it promotes citizen education, empowerment, health … Continue reading

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