Supervision for teachers: why it’s important and what EPs can do

10 November 2020 by and , 3 comments

It’s perplexing that wellbeing practitioners such as psychologists and social workers have regular supervision that is mandatory, yet our wellbeing…

Recovery at its best: 5 key principles to support school following critical incidents

24 September 2020 by

In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, Nottinghamshire Educational Psychology Service were asked to develop a resource to support schools…

A data-driven, Readiness for Learning approach to supporting learners return to school following COVID-19

21 September 2020 by

These are, as so many have already commented, unprecedented times. Understanding the impact of the past three months on our…

Longer read: The Little Elf Returns to School: turning to narrative in a pandemic

2 September 2020 by , 1 comment

The ‘Little Elf and the Flowers of Hope and Bravery’ is a therapeutic story written to help primary aged children…

Increases in teenagers’ wellbeing during school closures

1 September 2020 by

Last week research from the University of Bristol released a report on young people’s mental health during the covid-19 pandemic….

Advice to education policy makers following Covid-19

A joint report from two UK Educational Psychology Services: recommendations based on pupils views and psychological theory. During the COVID-19…

Summer CPD: our top 5 blogs this year

3 August 2020 by

It might be the case that some of our readers will have some chance over the summer to catch up…

EPs and the tuition initiative: a disappointing silence?

29 June 2020 by , 3 comments

The Government has recently announced that funding will be made available for pupils to receive ‘catch up’ tuition. Although details…

Longer read: Pupil views around the Covid-19 pandemic: an opportunity for change in education?

We are currently living through one of the most life-shifting experiences in recent memory. There have been changes in the…

Return to childhood: going back to school after the Covid-19 shut down

1 June 2020 by

Children are beginning to return to school, and they need to. Not just vulnerable children, and not just for the…