A very human psychologist
John Sheppard interviews Bob Burden, Professor of Applied Educational Psychology at Exeter University.
ARE prophets honoured in their own countries? Undoubtedly they can be, but it is only when abroad that one truly appreciates the wider perspective. I felt this particularly in Melbourne in 1997, when I basked in reflected glory watching the outgoing past-president of the International School Psychology Association (ISPA) — a British educational psychologist — being fulsomely thanked for his service and praised for his important contribution to the development of this worldwide body.
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