teaching

High-quality science A-level
Good for students, universities and the discipline

Martin Conway
(University of Leeds, and Chair of the British Psychological Society’s Research Board)

In the mid-1990s psychology became the most...

Why do you want to study psychology? This is a question that most readers will have been asked to consider at some point in time. I suspect that the answers given were not dissimilar to those of today’s prospective students, namely around being interested in people and...

Who nurtures the nurturer?

Although psychology at post-16 level has been around since the early 1970s, it has largely existed in isolation from mainstream academic and applied psychology, and the course of its development has passed under the radar of...

In February this year the Training and Development Agency for Schools (TDA) allocated funding for Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) Psychology for the very first time. This is a brand new PGCE programme for trainee psychology teachers, recognising the growing...