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…

Project: Children and young people’s return to education in September 2020

22 September 2020 by and , 1 comment

This post is part of a pilot project that edpsy is running in collaboration with Southend and Nottingham City EPS…

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…

Power in EP collaboration: making sense of pupil experiences and key messages

25 August 2020 by and

Mid-way through the C-19 lockdown, our colleagues at Southend-on-Sea sent out a survey to gain pupils views about their education…

Choosing a thesis topic: advice from twitter

23 August 2020 by

This is probably a question that quite a few trainees are considering right now. Thesis topic choice can be a…

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…

Research: Impact of COVID19 on education sector

14 April 2020 by , 1 comment

South Tyneside Educational Psychology Service is conducting research seeking to explore and understand the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic is…