The purpose of this section is to promote psychology in education and the interests of psychologists engaged in schools, further and higher education, child guidance and the wider community.
Membership of the Psychology of Education Section is only open to members of the British Psychological Society.
If you are not already a member, you can join the Section at the same time as applying for membership of the society.
Benefits of Belonging
Benefits of Psychology of Education Section MembershipShow content
- A copy of the Psychology Education Review, twice a year
- A copy of the Vernon Wall
- Books - 30% off books from BPS Blackwell and 20% off selected books from Oxford University Press.
- Continuing Professional Development - CPD opportunities via workshops, short courses and e-learning from our Professional Development Centre at preferential rates for members.
- Networking - Networking opportunities through Member Networks and over 100 events each year including the annual conference, plus access to international links with other psychological groups around the world.
Member Announcement Email ListShow content
The Psychology of Education Section uses its membership announcement email list to inform its members of activities and initiatives that are relevant to their interests and to make requests for engagement on topical issues.
By becoming a member of the Section you are automatically added to the announcement list.
To receive these emails you will need to:
- become a member of the Psychology of Education Section
- opt into receiving email communication and provide a working email address
These preferences can be updated by logging into your BPS website account.
If you have any queries, please contact Member Network Services.
To assist us in responding to your query please make sure to include your membership number and quote 'Psychology of Education Section announcement email' in the subject line.
Getting involved with the Psychology of Education Section CommitteeShow content
The Psychology of Education Section relies on a wide range of people getting involved, and the work of the Section is largely achieved through the dedication of unpaid volunteers.
Our volunteers come from a wide range of different backgrounds, whether they be practitioners or academics, or full members or students members, and together form an open and inclusive community.