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Dr Andrew Richards

Senior Lecturer in Educational Psychology, Programme Director: Educational, Child and Community Psychology

 4445

 +44 (0) 1392 724445

 North Cloisters NC108

 

North Cloisters, University of Exeter, St Luke's Campus, Heavitree Road, Exeter, EX1 2LU, UK

Overview

My career in education began at the Centre for Science Education, part of Chelsea College - University of London.

I taught and was head of year at an ilea secondary school  and then in an off site unit before training as an educational psychologist at the Insititue of Education - University of London.

I worked firstly for Lambeth EPS and then as part of the management team in Sothwark EPS where I was also a honorary lecturer at the Institute of Psychiatry.

I moved to the Exeter in 2000 where I first worked as an Academic and Professional Tutor for two years before taking on the Programme Director role in 2002. 

Qualifications

BSc

MA

MSc

EdD

PGCE

Career

I have worked as a contracts manager for British Telecommunications, then an HM Inspector of Factories before training as a secondary school science teacher.

Since 2000 I have been working at the University of Exeter and the professional training course in educational psychology.

Research group links

Research

Research grants

  • 2003 SW SEN Regional Partnership.
    Childrens' views in disagreement resolution

Publications

Key publications | Publications by category | Publications by year

Publications by category


Journal articles

Wegerif R, Doney J, Richards A, Mansour N, Larkin S, Jamison I (2017). Exploring the ontological dimension of dialogic education through an evaluation of the impact of Internet mediated dialogue across cultural difference. Society Culture and Social Interaction Full text.
Katene, W. Golder, G. (2006). Addressing individual needs by tracking cognitive learning styles - validity and reliability in British trainees. British Journal of Educational Psychology
Richards, A.J. (2005). An evaluation of the ARROW Reading Programme.
Richards, A.J. (2005). Are British children optimistic?. School Psychology International
Richards, A. (2005). The use of external agencies to raise achievement, increase social inclusion and reduce disaffection. Educational Psychology in Practice
Richards, A. (2005). Using the WORD scale to explore cognitive weakness with the CAS. Educational Psychology in Practice

Reports

Richards, A. Norwich, B. (2002). Eliciting children's views in resolving disagreements between LEAs, professionals and parents: an exploratory project.

Publications by year


2017

Wegerif R, Doney J, Richards A, Mansour N, Larkin S, Jamison I (2017). Exploring the ontological dimension of dialogic education through an evaluation of the impact of Internet mediated dialogue across cultural difference. Society Culture and Social Interaction Full text.

2006

Katene, W. Golder, G. (2006). Addressing individual needs by tracking cognitive learning styles - validity and reliability in British trainees. British Journal of Educational Psychology

2005

Richards, A.J. (2005). An evaluation of the ARROW Reading Programme.
Richards, A.J. (2005). Are British children optimistic?. School Psychology International
Richards, A. (2005). The use of external agencies to raise achievement, increase social inclusion and reduce disaffection. Educational Psychology in Practice
Richards, A. (2005). Using the WORD scale to explore cognitive weakness with the CAS. Educational Psychology in Practice

2002

Richards, A. Norwich, B. (2002). Eliciting children's views in resolving disagreements between LEAs, professionals and parents: an exploratory project.

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Teaching

 I teach research methods, dynamic assessment and static assessment.

Modules

2019/20

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Supervision / Group

Postgraduate researchers

  • Elinor Brett
  • Lucy Drage
  • Joshua Dyer
  • Katherine Howarth
  • Elizabeth Sartory
  • William Shield
  • Victoria Wright

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