The section promotes psychology in education and the interests of psychologists engaged in schools, further and higher education, child guidance and the wider community. Its aims are:
It achieves these aims in three ways:
Through its committee, the section organises an annual conference and produces the Psychology of Education Review, a bi-annual peer reviewed journal and newsletter. It also organises and publishes an annual Vernon-Wall lecture, which is normally presented at the annual conference. Other section activities include one-day conferences on specific issues, a number of ad hoc policy groups, and responses to a variety of government and other documents.
How to join
To join any Section of the Society, you must also be a member of the Society. For information on how to join the Society, please visit the membership page
To join the Psychology of Education Section as a Graduate Member, it costs £10 on top of the main membership fee or £2 if you are a student. Please return the membership form and return it to us by post.
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