Professor Neil Humphrey School of Education, University of Manchester email@example.com Background and context Providing a foundation in psychology Psychology and the teacher Applied psychology ◦ Clinical ◦ Neuro ◦ Counselling ◦ Educational ◦ Forensic ◦ Health ◦ Occupational ◦ Sport and exercise ◦ Teachers and researchers Each of the above professions are underpinned by a core foundation in the discipline of psychology Norwich (2005): Five core functions (Currie Report, 2000) ◦ Consultation, assessment, intervention, training, research Child and family School or establishment LA Function and contribution (Farrell et al, 2006) ◦ Is there a distinct contribution from EPs? MEd Psychology of Education ◦ Accredited to confer Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) with the British Psychological Society ◦ First step towards becoming a chartered psychologist ◦ Entry requirements include a 2:1 or above in any discipline (+ 2 references, + IELTS 7 or above) Typical student cohort: ◦ 30+ FT, 15+ PT per year ◦ High diversity in terms of Age Sex Nationality Qualifications Experience Reasons for studying and career goals The (pseudo) discipline of psychology ◦ Philosophy ◦ Biology ◦ Sociology ◦ Anthropology ◦ Linguistics ◦ Etc. Is psychology a science? ◦ Should it be? Core psychology curriculum ◦ Developmental psychology ◦ Social psychology ◦ Individual differences ◦ Psychobiology ◦ Cognitive psychology ◦ Social psychology ◦ Research methods Quantitative methods and statistics Qualitative methods Foundation in psychology = Jack of all trades (master of none?) But – “If you have only a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail” (Maslow) Practice Theory Educational assessment Classroom management and discipline Teaching methods/approaches Special educational needs ◦ Etc.
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