Journal article

What type of professional community would we like to create for newly trained educational psychologists?

Q Abraham, A Priestley, K Lemmon, J Berman

Psychology Aotearoa | New Zealand Psychological Society | Published : 2015


Ko te kai a te rangatira - he kōrero (The food of the chief is talk). In the spirit of this well-known whakataukī, Quentin Abraham chaired a panel of three to explore the type of professional community we would like to create for newly trained educational psychologists at this year’s Educational Psychologist Forum at St Margaret’s College, Dunedin1. The audience consisted of 40-50 psychologists ranging from aspiring students, practicing educational psychologists within the Ministry of Education, in NGOs and in private practice as well as those involved in research and tertiary education. Themes included: meeting our bicultural obligations and drawing on ideas that are generated from our cou..

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