Hulme, Sarah


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Dr Sarah Hulme is  a lecturer at the University of Dundee working in the school of Education and Social Work. She studied at the University of St Andrews, University of Nottingham and University of Dundee to gain her undergraduate degree in Psychology, PhD in Developmental Psychology and MSc in Educational Psychology. She has worked as an Educational Psychologist in Local Authorities since 2004. She has worked as an independent Educational Psychologist offering consultancy, training and assessment since 2016. Dr Hulme also works as a partner to the Health and Care Professions Council to ensure that training programmes meet HCPC Educational and Training Standards.


Dr Hulme teaches on the MSc Educational Psychology programme and the MEd programme. She has a number of supervisory responsibilities and is currently supervising Phd and Professional Doctorate students as well as research within the MSc programme.

Research interests

Research interests include Practitioner and Professional Identities, Narrative approaches and Early years.


Current research projects include:

  • Understanding Scottish Teachers' experience during the Covid 19 pandemic lockdown
  • Professional identity in Higher Education following transition from Practice
  • Exploring staff understandings of their role in a forest Kindergarten.

Current PhD and Doctoral supervision include:

  • Parenting style and emotional development in early years
  • Childhood ontology
  • Liminal understandings in Educational Psychology Practice
  • 'Becoming' an Educational Psychologist - Professional Identity considerations


Education/Academic qualification

Master of Science

Award Date: 2 Aug 2004

Doctor of Philosophy, Cognitive Development, University of Nottingham

Award Date: 30 Nov 2001

Master of Arts, University of St Andrews

Award Date: 1 Jun 1998

External positions


Nov 2019 → …


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