26th February 


Penny Land Primary School  – 4pm – 5.30pm

Sign up on the CPD website.  This is Level One training.  The Level 2 training is yet to be confirmed.

Level One Training These robots are a fantastic tool, allowing pupils to learn computational thinking, programming and mathematics through hands-on problem solving. This training session will cover the basics of how the SPRK+ robots work and how they can be used in a class setting along with providing some inspiring, inventive ideas of how to engage pupils with the second level computer science curriculum.

Level Two Training This session is aimed at practitioners who are feeling confident with using the sphero robots in a class setting and who are looking to extend their skills.

Dates and Locations:

  • Fort William: Caol Youth Centre.  Tuesday 15th January 4pm – 5.30 pm
  • Inverness: UHI STEM Hub.  Wednesday, 16th January 4pm – 5.30pm
  • Dingwall:  Dingwall Primary School. Monday, 21st January 4pm – 5.30pm
  • Thurso:  Pennyland Primary School.  Tuesday, 26th February 4pm – 5.30pm

Click to access the Highland CPD site


Highland STEM Conference

STEM Conf. Poster


The Highland STEM conference, February 20th, 2019,  is now open for registration on the CPD website.  We are excited offer a great range of workshops for Early-Second Level practitioners.  Workshop providers include:

·        STEM Glasgow

·        University of Strathclyde

·        John Muir Trust

·        STEM Ambassadors

·        Highland Science Mentors

·        Education Scotland

·        UHI STEM Hub

·        Improving the Gender Balance

·        And more…

This should be a fantastic day, we hope to see you there!

Click to access the Highland CPD site


John Muir Trust – The Lost Words

March 2019- Twilight Training Sessions

Details coming soon


March 2019

Twilight Training Sessions


The Primary Science Development Officers can provide twilight training sessions on various topics.  Please get in touch for more details. ,

  • The Chemistry of CO2
  •  Making sense of Electrical circuits
  • Microscopes in the classroom
  • ·Owl pellets
  • Inheritance for Primary People
  •  Outdoor learning / biodiversity
  • Renewable Energy
  • Science Capital Teaching Approach
  • Organising a STEM fair
  • Subsea Channel
  • Gender Balance
  • Energy 4 Me