Project: EPs views towards standardised cognitive assessments

20 September 2021 by

Standardised cognitive assessments form a core part of many Educational Psychologist’s (EPs) work. However, these tools are controversial and there…

Tips on writing a qualitative dissertation or thesis, from Braun & Clarke – Part 2

9 June 2021 by and

Here we delve in to qualitative-centric methodology, analysis, discussion and conclusions. Part 1 of this blog covers qualitative centric writing,…

Tips on writing a qualitative dissertation or thesis, from Braun & Clarke – Part 1

Our advice here relates to many forms of qualitative research, and particularly to research involving the use of thematic analysis…

Living in a heteronormative and binary-focused world: bisexuality and self-injury

7 June 2021 by

We all navigate the world relationally. We relate to ourselves, to others, and to the society we find ourselves in. …

Project: The ethnic profile of 21st century educational psychology

25 May 2021 by

There is currently a lack of data about the ethnic profile of the educational psychology profession. How you can help…

What is school like for you? Experiences of education during and after lockdown.

17 May 2021 by and

This collaborative project was devised by Hannah Williams and Dr Jane Park to enable the views, thoughts, feelings and experiences…

Group supervision: Understanding the views of ELSAs in one county in England

12 May 2021 by and

Supervision is key aspect of the Emotional Literacy Support Assistant programme and in this blog we summarise our recent research…

Mind your language: behaviour, exclusions and the language we use

22 March 2021 by , 3 comments

There is a debate flaring on social media about the ethics surrounding exclusion in schools. On one side, there are…

How to check whether an “educational app” for preschoolers is truly educational?

6 January 2021 by and

As academics from the University of Salford we’ve been working on a project titled “Investigating the educational potential of touchscreen apps…

Longer read: Who uses EPNET and why

17 November 2020 by

EPNET is a popular mailing list for Educational Psychologists (EPs) and other education professionals.  Roughly 2,800 people are signed up…