Position Statements

Excellence in School Science Education

The DSES submitted two papers on what universities might regard as Excellence in the teaching of science subjects in schools, in the context of the Curriculum for Excellence developments in the school curriculum. These were presented to the Scottish Government’s Science & Engineering Education Advisory Group (SEEAG), which in turn produced a Report that embodied a number of the recommendations highlighted by the Deans.

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Deans position note on Excellence in Science Education
Further note by Deans on Excellence in Science Education

STEM academia in Support of the Creative Industries in Scotland

In response to a request from the Cabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning, DSES surveyed its member universities and compiled a paper reviewing the diverse and significant links between STEM academics, and the equally diverse Creative Industries sector of the Scottish economy.

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Links between STEM academia in Scotland and the Creative Industries