The debates on disability and EP work with deaf children 

9 May 2022 by

Former Children’s Minister Sarah Teather recognised the value of EPs during a discussion on funded training arrangements in parliament and…

Three actions to help learners ‘get in the zone of learning’

21 February 2022 by

This blog is written for anyone who has a vested interest in helping someone else learn. One of the most…

Reflections on using a transcultural supervision exercise to support culturally sensitive supervision

16 November 2021 by , and

In this blog post, we reflect on our use of a transcultural supervision exercise adapted for use with Burnham’s (2012)…

Reflections on systems theory: the role of self and reflexivity

19 October 2021 by

In my first year of doctoral training, I learned about new theories and frameworks. One of these was Systems Theory,…

On the value of not being a psychologist

27 September 2021 by

Educational psychologists have recognised the potential impact of the pandemic on children’s social development, particularly at school. However, a walking…

Reflections of a disabled educational psychologist

9 February 2021 by and

My name is Emily, I am a recently qualified Educational Psychologist working in Doncaster, and I have a physical disability…

Reflections on my work with bilingual children

26 October 2020 by

Growing up in a Nigerian home I was accustomed to my parents speaking in pidgin English and quickly adjusted to…

Longer read: Reflections on Pyramid Planning Meetings one year on

15 September 2020 by

One year ago, Doncaster EPS made the decision to change our service delivery model. We moved from individual planning meetings…

Reflections on being working class in a middle class profession

9 September 2020 by , 3 comments

I am a trainee educational psychologist (EP). I am also from a working-class family. I grew up in a council…

The Journey from Equality to Equity: A tale from the ‘Wee County’

2 July 2020 by and

Clackmannanshire is known as the ‘Wee County’ – the smallest mainland Local Authority in Scotland with a ‘Big Heart’. Context…