The advance of research and evaluation skills by EPs: implications for training and professional development

M Eodanable, Fraser Lauchlan

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Research and evaluation has become increasingly important in many professions, including educational psychology, particularly as the profession moves to becoming more evidence-based in its practice. The recent move to a three year doctoral programme in England, Wales and Northern Ireland may be viewed as a positive one in developing research skills, although it is also crucial to consider what could be done to extend the research skills of those already qualified. Lessons may be learned by looking to clinical psychology and some of the health professions. Finally, some further implications for the training and professional development of Educational Psychologists (EPs) in the UK are considered
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)113-124
Number of pages11
JournalEducational Psychology in Practice
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2009


  • educational psychology
  • EPs
  • clinical psychology
  • educational psychologist
  • professional development
  • evaluation

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