ERIC Number: ED406549
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Educational Psychologists in Further Education. FEDA Paper.
FE Matters, v1 n10 1997
This report, which maps the range of educational psychology services provided by educational psychologists in British further education (FE) colleges, examines the following topics: qualifications of educational psychologists and their role in the postschool sector; current issues for educational psychology services in FE (the legislative framework of educational psychology services, funding provision for students at FE colleges, and service level agreements and funding issues); the need for educational psychology services in FE colleges and the five levels of educational psychology services in FE colleges (work with individual students and groups of students; work with college staff, families, and caregivers; staff development; institutional systems work; and cross-organizational work); procedures in place at three FE colleges for evaluating educational psychology services; issues arising from inclusive learning (collaboration, management of teaching and learning, assessment, and funding); additional issues (local education authority-based services; participation, retention, achievement, and value added; and challenging behavior in FE); and strategies for promoting good practice. Appended are the following: descriptions of the educational psychology services available at three FE colleges; sample educational psychology service agreement; and Association of Educational Psychologists' position statement on educational psychologists in further education. The bibliography lists 12 references. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Students, Case Studies, Counseling Services, Counseling Techniques, Delivery Systems, Educational Psychology, Financial Support, Foreign Countries, Position Papers, Postsecondary Education, Records (Forms), School Psychologists, Technical Institutes, Vocational Education
Further Education Development Agency, Publications Dept., Mendip Centre, Blagdon, Bristol BS18 6RG, United Kingdom (6.50 British pounds).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Further Education Development Agency, London (England).
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom