Scottish Educational Psychology Services organise service delivery to schools, families and other partners across five key roles in accordance with the “Review of Educational Psychology Services in Scotland” Report 2002.

These five roles are

Psychologists may also have involvement in policy development and implementation.

Examples of educational psychologists’ involvement in policy development and implementation:

  • Assisting educational establishments in the development of their policies
  • Assisting the local authority in the development of their policies and systems, particularly those in relation to Additional Support for Learning, for example:
  • – Dyslexia Policy
    – Inclusion: Additional Support for Learning Procedures

Contributing to Scottish Government initiatives and legislation, for example:

  • Supporting Children’s Learning
  • ASD Strategy
  • ASfL Code of Practice
  • Disability Equality Duty

North Ayrshire’s anti-bullying policy was launched in June and can be downloaded here (pdf 4.3Mb). Further information about Scotland’s Anti-Bullying Service can be found from this link.

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