The Psychological Society of Ireland


Tel : 01- 472 0105

The Psychological Society of Ireland,
Floor 2, Grantham House,
Grantham Street, Dublin 8, D08 W8HD.

Educational Psychology


Educational psychologists deal with the psychological and educational development of people in the education system.

This may include students of any age, their parents or guardians and the people who work with them. Their work can involve both assessment and intervention within the education setting. They are also likely to be involved in training and research on related issues.

In order to become an educational psychologist a primary degree in psychology is required. You also need to complete a training course in educational psychology, preferably at Masters level. You can enhance your chances of achieving a place on such a programme by gaining a teacher qualification or teaching experience, or experience working with young people in an educational setting. Working with students with disabilities would also be helpful.

Courses are currently offered by:

  • Queen's University, Belfast
  • University College Dublin
  • Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick.

Related Upcoming Events

The Self as Coach - A reflective practice
Take this opportunity at this festive time of the year where we naturally reflect to learn about reflective practice in a supportive environment, to experience the many applications of reflective practice from the different aspects of our lives.

13th December


Irish Individual Schema Therapy Training Programme (Adult)
The Division of Clinical Psychology are proud to present:

9th January


Locating Ourselves in a Disruptive World - Irish Group Relations Organisation (IGRO) Conference 2017
The Irish Group Relations Organisation (IGRO) will hold their International Group Relations Conference 'Locating Ourselves in a Disruptive World' from 11- 15 January 2017.

11th - 15th January


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