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LAST UPDATED: 24th July 2019 CfE Briefing 15: Sciences for all

Exploring the role sciences education has in equipping learners with the skills they need to succeed and flourish in this new world of scientific opportunity.

LAST UPDATED: 5th March 2018 Sciences 3-18 curriculum review (impact report)

​This report is the first updated version of the original (2012) 3-18 Sciences Impact report, which evaluated current practice in the sciences.

LAST UPDATED: 21st December 2017 What sort of girl wants to study physics after the age of 16 - Findings from a large-scale UK survey (2012)

​A research paper which explores the characteristics of 15 year-old girls who expressed their intention to study physics post-16.

LAST UPDATED: 28th February 2018 STEM Central

​This online resource supports learning and teaching relating to sciences, technologies, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

LAST UPDATED: 7th December 2020 RAiSE - Raising Aspirations in Science Education

Find out about the RAISE programme, Raising Aspirations in Science Education.

LAST UPDATED: 5th March 2018 Building the science curriculum in Millersneuk Primary

This video resource looks at the innovative approach taken to teaching and learning during a science project at Millersneuk Primary School in East Dunbartonshire.

LAST UPDATED: 19th March 2018 Food education - Food science videos

Browse six food science videos available on topics including emulsions, enzymic browning and the Maillard reaction.

LAST UPDATED: 5th March 2018 Gender Balance in STEM (2015)

This briefing summarises research on the gender differences in participation and attainment in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects.

LAST UPDATED: 20th April 2020 Experiments in Engagement: Research into Engagement Activities with Young People from Disadvantaged Backgrounds (2014)

​A report which highlights findings from research with disadvantaged young people that aimed to explore which science activities they participated in.

LAST UPDATED: 6th January 2021 The Wood Foundation - Raising Aspirations in Science Education

An online Science Planning Resource, in partnership with Education Scotland, was released during lockdown to support primary school practitioners to deliver STEM learning experiences at home, in-school, or as part of a blended model.