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The University of Manchester's SEERIH was founded in 2014 and is a specialist hub for the development of science and engineering education, engaging teachers with innovative, research-led teaching and learning practice through partnership-invigorated programmes of continuous professional development (CPD) targeted at achieving quality outcomes for learners.

With a programme of continued professional development targeted to support in-service teachers from primary and secondary school, with the engagement of University academics, undergraduate and postgraduate students, SEERIH positively influences the experience and learning outcomes of teachers and young people in science and engineering.

SEERIH’s national reputation draws on expertise and experience in teacher continuous professional development programmes, innovative curriculum development projects and applied research in primary science and associated STEM disciplines. Priding itself in partnership work practices, SEERIH draws interest and association with STEM education, business and cultural organisations.

Acknowledgements to the teachers and schools involved in the development of the Tinkering-for-Learning approaches.

Chris Brannan, Sacred Heart RC Primary School
Claire Cartwright, St Thomas’ Primary School
Peter Cloran, Falinge Park High School
Matt Hanley, St Chad’s Primary School
Karen Hill, Christ the King RC Primary School
Daniel Hodgson, Falinge Park High School
Mike Knowles, Queensgate Primary School
Amanda Lambert, St Thomas’ Primary School
Jason Linney, Temple Primary School
Melissa Loughran, Seymour Park Primary School
Ainsley Moseley, Bowker Vale Primary School
Shane Nolan, Christ the King RC Primary School
Rory Johnson, Falinge Park High School
Alan O’Keefe, Christ the King RC Primary School
Nichola Potts, Christ the King RC Primary School
Mark Ratchford, St Chad’s Primary School
Lucy Spellman, Seymour Park Primary School
Natalie Taylor, St Ambrose Barlow RC High School
Ben Tipton, Sacred Heart RC Primary School
John Randall, Rode Heath Primary School
Phil Ryan, Queensgate Primary School
Julie Wiskow, Rode Heath Primary School

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