Monthly Archives: August 2016

Beyond clinical psychology……

……there are other ways to support people using your psychology skills and knowledge. This was very clearly demonstrated by Sue Northrop, currently vice-chair of BPS Scotland, and founder at Dementia Friendly East Lothian (among many other things…check out her profile on LinkedIn for … Continue reading

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Reflection and resilience – why they’re so important for your career

Reading a recent article in the Guardian titled ‘What doesn’t kill you … why failure is the secret to success’ started me thinking about the roles of resilience and reflection when it comes to your career path. I also remembered the … Continue reading

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Teaching – grads from all the PPLS subjects become teachers…..

A quick look at the job areas entered by PPLS grads will always throw up a handful of people  going straight onto a Teacher Training course (PGDE/CE), doing Teach First (a 2 year programme training you for teaching and management in schools … Continue reading

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