Evaluation of the Professional Development Programme for educational psychologists in Scotland

Divya Jindal-Snape, Elaine Smith, Wilma Barrow, Elizabeth Hannah, Claire Kerr

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    Abstract

    In 2007-08, the Scottish Government Schools Directorate commissioned an evaluation of the Professional Development Programme (PDP) for the Educational Psychologists in Scotland. The aim of the research was to carry out an assessment of the effectiveness and value for money of the PDP and options for improvement within the current level of funding. Quantitative and qualitative data was collected from Educational Psychologists (EPs), existing PDP Steering Group members, Heads of Education Service (for the perspectives of both the Association of Directors of Education Scotland [ADES] and the Convention of Scottish local Authorities [COSLA]), members of Scottish Division of (SDEP), Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Education (HMIE), and the Scottish Government.
    Original languageEnglish
    PublisherScottish Government
    Publication statusPublished - 2008

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    Keywords

    • Professional Development Programme (PDP)
    • Educational Psychology (EP)

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