Award for Outstanding Contributions to Educational and Child Psychology
The award is aimed at educational psychologists who have made an outstanding contribution to professional practice.
The Award is open to members of the Division of Educational and Child Psychology (DECP).
Nominations should take the form of a narrative (1000 words maximum) highlighting the candidate’s achievements and the grounds for proposing the candidate.
The DECP committee will appoint an Award Committee to select the recipients of the Award.
The Society is committed to the achievement of equality of opportunity as an employer and in its dealings with members. It is also committed to ensuring equality of opportunity in academic and professional training and to users of psychological services. The Society aims to ensure that no job applicant or employee of the Society, member or user of psychological services receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of, for example, gender, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion, disability or age or is disadvantaged by terms or requirements which cannot be shown to be justified.
The Award will confer commemorative certificate which will be presented to the recipient at the Annual Conference of the Division. The recipient will also deliver an address at the said Annual Conference.
Nominations should be submitted using the online nomination form. No later than 1st September in any given year.
Using the online nomination form the following information is required:
Whereas the formal criteria for the Award are limited to any `distinguished contribution to educational psychology,’ it is intended that this criterion will be interpreted broadly and might include any of the following, by way of example.
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