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Children’s friendships problems and bullying

On January 19 2020, by ,

Friends are important. From a very early age, children show an interest in each other as a source of fun…

10 tips for blog writing: a short guide for EPs

On December 15 2019, by ,

Before you start writing 1: Know your audience Knowing who you’re writing for before you start writing is key. This…

‘Interweaving MATs’ – EP work across schools in a multi-academy trust

On December 2 2019, by and ,

This short article reflects our journey, as EP and MAT Strategic Inclusion Lead, in seeking ways to work successfully, efficiently…

Longer read: Supported employment programmes for young adults with learning disabilities

On October 30 2019, by ,

There are 1.4 million people in the UK classified as having a learning disability but according to recent estimates, just…

A day in the life of an EP: perspectives from Twitter

On October 17 2019, by , 1 comment

The role of the Educational Psychologist (EP) has been long discussed in academic and practice literature. For example, five key functions…

Education and girls on the autism spectrum

On October 1 2019, by and ,

A few years ago, trainees would often ask ‘what do we know about girls with autism?’ This led us to…

Pyramid-planning meetings: reflections from Doncaster EPS

On September 16 2019, by ,

In 2019 The Doncaster Educational Psychology Service scratched heads to identify the most effective way to engage with SENCOs to…

Reflections on ‘A day in the life of a TEP’ event

On July 30 2019, by and ,

On Friday 19th July we travelled to the BPS offices in London for an annual event organised exclusively for TEPs….

Breaking the silence: children’s voices and Ofsted

On May 13 2019, by , 1 comment

The public consultation on the proposed changes to Ofsted’s inspection framework was not fit for purpose as far as gathering…

‘Surviving’ the final term as a TEP

On May 8 2019, by ,

It’s the final term of training, hopefully your thesis will soon be handed in and work is still coming in…