Briefing Paper for MSPs
Following the Scottish Parliamentary elections in May 2016, the Learned Societies' Group on STEM Education in Scotland (the LSG) has prepared a briefing paper for MSPs, summarising key priorities for the delivery of STEM education in schools. The paper comments on:
- The potential implications of the Scottish Government's National Improvement Framework for science education.
- The resourcing of practical science in Scotland's schools.
- The delivery of the new National Qualifications and the uptake of STEM subjects by pupils.
- The recruitment of STEM teachers.
The LSG's briefing paper to MSPs is available here.
The LSG comprises representatives from the: Association for Science Education; BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT; Edinburgh Mathematical Society; Institute of Physics; Royal Society of Biology; Royal Society of Chemistry; Royal Society of Edinburgh; and Scottish Mathematical Council.