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Dec 21, 2020

This term I will be focusing on the psychology of learning including memory, metacognition, intelligence, and much more.  I have some excellent guests lined up and cannot wait to share their insights with you.  I am excited to be partnering with British Psychological Society who also provide resources for teachers which...


Dec 7, 2020

This live Q&A panel was recorded on 2nd December and was hosted by Opogo.com. I was joined by Delyth Lynch from Wellington College, Rob Vaughan from Launchpad Alternative Provision and Zelia Munnik and Andrea Davies from Chertsey High School all of whom are part of the School Mental Health Award.  It is a lively...


Nov 30, 2020

What do colonoscopies have in common with optimism?  Understanding what parts of an event we remember can help us ensure that any experience can be made more positive, even school.  Psychology around mental health often focuses on the negatives but there are ways that we can work with everyone everyday to help...


Nov 23, 2020

With smartphones and 24/7 connection to the internet teenagers are growing up in a different world to their parents.  Many people are quick to blame screens and social media for the poor mental health in young people but how accurate is this accusation?  This podcast considers what the research says and how certain we...


Nov 16, 2020

As a teenager I knew plenty of girls at school with eating disorders.  As a new teacher I was really worried about how to support any young person who might disclose they had an eating disorder.  In this podcast I ask Dr Paul Jenkins from Reading University, all the questions I wish I had been able to ask 20 years ago...