March 20th 2019 | Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh



Cirrus Logic

As the global leader in audio and voice ICs for smartphones, wearables, digital headsets and smart home applications, Cirrus Logic relies on top-flight engineering talent to drive innovation in consumer products. Cirrus Logic supports the STEM curriculum as it is critical to developing the Engineers of the Future. Learn more about Cirrus Logic and our award-winning corporate culture at


Hodder Gibson

We are the number one educational publisher in Scotland, supporting National 4, 5 and Highers with textbooks and our bestselling revision series, ‘How to Pass’, which have been fully updated in line with the new SQA course and assessment requirements. We also provide Past Papers for the SQA exams. Our Further Education resources now include products published in exclusive partnership with City & Guilds. View our full range of resources at


Founded in 1989, Leckie has been publishing educational books specially for Scotland for the past thirty years and has helped thousands of schools with their teaching and students with their revision. Now part of the Collins family, Leckie publishes resources for over twenty subjects in secondary – and it has recently expanded its publishing into primary, with Primary Maths for Scotland. Once known for its market-leading revision guides, it is now just as well-loved by teachers for its innovative classroom resources.


North East Scotland College

North East Scotland College (NESCol) is one of Scotland’s largest colleges and is the largest single local provider of further education in the North East of Scotland.

The College recruits around 6,500 full-time students each year across a wide range of vocational areas and a further 11,000 students enrol on part time and distance learning courses. Our main hubs of delivery are located across Aberdeen, Fraserburgh and Peterhead with learning centres in Ellon, Inverurie and Banff.

We provide a comprehensive portfolio of full time courses that include STEM subjects - Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths, in addition to Computing, Creative Arts and Business Management.  We also cater for the more traditional ‘Service Industries’ and trade courses




SCHOLAR Forum is a not-for-profit partnership between Heriot-Watt University and The Association of Directors of Education in Scotland (ADES) providing high-quality interactive online materials to enhance classroom practice and support independent learning.

33 courses are offered covering mathematics, English, the sciences, business subjects, modern languages and art. The interactive online materials provide students with extensive opportunities to practise applying their knowledge and skills providing instant feedback.

Currently SCHOLAR provides registrations for over 130,000 student and 10,000 teacher across all 32 local authorities, 30 independent schools and 5 regional colleges.

SCHOLAR also supports the delivery of the Scottish National Standardised Assessment (SNSA) programme led by the Australian Council for Educational Research programme by providing professional learning for teachers across Scotland.


Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) is a comprehensive provider of land-based and rural education, offering study options from undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses to access courses and vocational studies. Many courses offer part-time study opportunities as well as full-time, and some by distance learning. SRUC also provides a range of apprenticeships, work-based learning, and skills training courses.

SRUC’s history may be in Agriculture, but nowadays SRUC supports the whole rural sector and offer courses in subjects including countryside and environmental management, horticulture, garden design, business, forestry, land-based engineering, animal and biological sciences, equine, hospitality, golf, animal care and veterinary nursing.

University of Dundee

The University of Dundee is a provider of the Graduate Apprenticeships programme launched by Skills Development Scotland.

Graduate Apprenticeships are a new type of degree being offered by the University of Dundee to those working full time.  The combination of work-based learning and high quality education allows both employers and employees to benefit in a number of ways. Designed around the needs of industry, employers have confidence that what staff are learning at university will directly contribute to the success of the business.

Entry compliments those completing Foundation and Modern Apprenticeships and are fully funded to support work-based skills development. Gaining experience in work whilst getting a degree appeals to motivated and career-minded young people as well as professionals looking to retrain.