Lighting Up the Curriculum for Excellence

Inspiring the next generation of Engineers and Scientists

CPD Workshops

With expert tuition from passionate professionals, we show you the basics of soldering and fault-finding in a half-day workshop.


Comments from past participants

"Hands-on, relaxed atmosphere, inspirational."

"Using the equipment – making mistakes and sorting them – means we can help the children with any problems they encounter."

"You get a sensible answer to a silly question."


"I am looking forward to starting a young engineers club – this course has refired my interest!"

"This will generate a lot of enthusiasm from children and let them get creative."

"I feel this is in line with Curriculum for Excellence – opening up more doors for children to get creative."


Latest News

Ukraine

Over many years our Alien Light circuits have inspired children to be creative. No surprise to see them being used to lightup awareness for the children of Ukraine!

More photos on our Ukraine page.

Soldering Workshops Return

The first CPD soldering workshop since lockdown produced the familiar response in Midlothian "Brilliant"

Likewise the long awaited return to Dumfries House was greeted with overwhelming enthusiasm by all attendees.


Free Top-Up Kits

Thanks to generous funding from the Institute of Physics, we once again have free top-up packs available for schools who have previously taken part in the Lighting Up project!

Contact Benjie Marwick Johnstone to apply. Hurry while stocks last!