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Callicott, Katie; Towers, Katherine; Limniotis, Marina – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2020
Dynamic assessment (DA) is appealing to educational psychologists (EPs) due to: its flexibility, allowing EPs to adjust materials and processes to fit the assessment context; its usefulness, revealing ideas about how the next steps for learning might be achieved; and its focus on strengths. In Feuerstein's words, "it is the instances of…
Descriptors: Alternative Assessment, Educational Psychology, Psychologists, Reflection
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Giles, Pandora; Rowley, Janet – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2020
A film was made by a group of young people (YP) which aimed to inform educational psychologists (EPs) about how they would like EPs to work with them. A participatory research project was established with the YP which aimed to establish, through two focus groups, EPs' views on the film. EPs responded positively to the film; they valued hearing…
Descriptors: Educational Psychology, Psychologists, Participatory Research, Films
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Krause, Natasha; Blackwell, Laura; Claridge, Simon – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2020
The Emotional Literacy Support Assistant (ELSA) programme is an evidence-informed intervention delivered by teaching assistants and supervised by educational psychologists. In this research, semi-structured interviews were conducted to investigate the impact of the ELSA programme on wellbeing from the perspective of pupils. A thematic analysis of…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Student Attitudes, Emotional Intelligence, Student Welfare
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Jackson Taft, Leanne; Woods, Kevin; Ford, Anne – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2020
The United Nations Convention on the Rights of a Child (UNCRC) calls for education to prepare children for ' … responsible life in a free society, in the spirit of understanding, peace, tolerance, equality of sexes, and friendship among all peoples, ethnic, national and religious groups and persons of indigenous origin'. The current study examines…
Descriptors: Children, Childrens Rights, Foreign Countries, International Law
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Hagarty, Imogen; Morgan, Gavin – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2020
Social-emotional learning programmes can be effective for typically-developing children and young people in improving their social-emotional skills. This systematic literature review, evaluating peer-reviewed literature from 2007 to 2018, investigated whether these programmes are also effective for children and young people with learning…
Descriptors: Social Development, Emotional Development, Children, Learning Disabilities
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Park, Jane; Mortell, Judith – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2020
Transition research tends to consider the experiences of typically developing pupils and often focuses on the primary to secondary school transition. Accounts that specifically focus on the views of autistic pupils also tend to rely heavily on the accounts of parents and staff. This study explored the transition experiences of four young autistic…
Descriptors: Young Adults, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Adult Education
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Kay, Daniel – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2019
Child participation currently holds a high profile within the field of educational psychology and has been the subject of increasing interest and research. The aim of this paper is to consider the potential merit in orienting the focus beyond participation in planning and decision-making and towards self-advocacy. Self-advocacy is an essential…
Descriptors: Children, Inclusion, Participative Decision Making, Childrens Rights
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Hussain, Sobia; Woods, Kevin – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2019
Dynamic assessment (DA) is an interactive assessment that encompasses planned mediational teaching and assessment of the effects of that teaching on subsequent performance. DA has been motivated by the inadequacy of conventional static tests to provide accurate information about the individual's learning ability, deficient functions, change…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Evaluation Methods, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries
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Woodley-Hume, T. A.; Woods, K. – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2019
Following consistently high demands for educational psychology services (EPSs) and recent influences upon the delivery of EPSs, the contribution of assistant educational psychologists (EPs) was explored via a multiple case study design. Participants included assistant psychologists, EPs and senior/principal psychologists from two local authority…
Descriptors: Educational Psychology, Psychologists, Psychological Services, Ancillary School Services
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Ghahari, Shima; Nejadgholamali, Ali – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2019
The paper outlines current advancements in dynamic assessment (DA), an approach that has much intuitive appeal for many second language acquisition practitioners, yet that has to date failed to take root in language classrooms. DA distinguishes itself from other approaches to assessment by insisting that "mediated assistance" of the…
Descriptors: Alternative Assessment, Second Language Learning, Student Evaluation, Feedback (Response)
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Hoyne, Nicola; Cunningham, Yvonne – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2019
Recent years have seen a revived interest in therapeutic educational psychology practice. The aim of this research is to identify the range of therapeutic approaches being delivered by Educational Psychologists (EPs) in an Irish context and to elicit the views of practitioners on the facilitators and barriers to therapeutic provision. Twelve…
Descriptors: Educational Psychology, Psychologists, Intervention, Therapy
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Tobias, Adele – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2019
Persistent school non-attendance (PSNA) is a widely acknowledged problem. Family coaches work intensively with families where a child or young person (CYP) has persistently poor or no school attendance and there is unemployment or anti-social behaviour. Their work extends across different systems, which gives them a unique, multi-factored…
Descriptors: Parent Education, Family Environment, Intervention, Attendance Patterns
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Atkinson, Cathy; Posada, Susan – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2019
A growing body of literature surrounds the development of effective supervisory practices for practitioner and trainee educational psychologists. To date, none of this has addressed supervision for managers of UK educational psychology services, despite evidence that they may be under increasing pressure to make difficult decisions, respond to…
Descriptors: Leadership, Supervision, Administrators, Educational Psychology
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Green, Rachael; Birch, Susan – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2019
Dynamic Assessment (DA) is an interactive form of cognitive assessment used by some educational psychologists (EPs) to assess the learning potential of children and young people, through a focus on cognitive and affective aspects of learning. In terms of UK EP practice, this approach has the potential to complement the focus on 'person-centred…
Descriptors: Educational Psychology, Cognitive Measurement, Alternative Assessment, Evaluation Methods
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Law, C. Eleanor; Woods, Kevin – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2019
Educational or school psychologists (EPs/SPs) can offer support with behaviour concerns at the levels of individual, group or organisation. Their practices, whilst being psychologically based, must be responsive to local contexts and needs. To explore behaviour practice in a real-world context, and to consider how development in this domain might…
Descriptors: Psychological Services, Educational Psychology, Foreign Countries, Behavior Problems
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