Universities need educational psychologists

Personal Space - Golda Smith
WHY are educational psychologists considered to be able to make useful contributions that assist learning in pre-school environments, primary and secondary education but generally not in further or higher education? When the Dearing Report (National Committee of Inquiry into Higher Education, 1997) provided an admirable vision of the UK transformed into a society ‘committed to learning throughout life’ within 20 years, there was no mention of the range of contributions educational psychologists might make in helping to realise the vision of ‘Higher education in the learning society’.

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