Beth Hannah

+44 (0)1382 381463
Senior Lecturer - Programme Director of MSc Education Psychology

Bio

Biography

Elizabeth Hannah is a Senior Lecturer in Educational Psychology in the School of Education, Social Work and Community Education. She has worked as an educational psychologist in a number of local authorities in Scotland since qualifying in the early 1980s and latterly was a Depute Principal Educational Psychologist in East Dunbartonshire Council. Her professional interests as an educational psychologist included educational transitions, the inclusion of children and young people with additional support needs, promoting children's mental health and well-being, consulting with children, and action research. She is a member of a number of professional organisations and is registered as an educational psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council.

Research

Research Interests

  • Autism spectrum disorder
  • Educational transitions
  • Consulting with children and young people
  • Early years
  • Inclusion of children with additional support needs
  • Professional ethics

Research Funding

  • Hannah, E.F.S., & McGarry, F. (2015) MindJump Health and Well-being programme: Evaluation and development (funded by Scottish Funding Council Innovation Voucher Scheme-£4885)
  • Hannah, E.F.S., & Tonner, S. (2015) Exploring the use of The Learning Cloud to enhance literacy development (funded by Scottish Funding Council Innovation Voucher Scheme-£4868)
  • Partnership involving Cumbernauld College (lead organization), East Dunbartonshire Council Psychological Service, East Dunbartonshire Campus for Further & Higher Education, Volunteer Centre East Dunbartonshire, and Volunteer Centre North Lanarkshire (2009-2010) Be All You Can Be (Kelvin Valley Leader - £28,230)
  • Jindal-Snape, D., Smith, E., Barrow, W., Hannah, E., & Kerr, C.( 2007-2008) Evaluation of the Professional Development Programme for Educational Psychologists (funded by Support for learning Division, Schools Directorate, Scottish Government - £20,000)
  • Smith, E., Barrow, W., Hannah, E., Jindal-Snape, D. & Kerr, C. (2005-2006) Audit of services for children and young people with ASD in Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire (funded by Aberdeen City Changing Children's Services Fund - £25,000)

Teaching

  • MSc Educational Psychology programme
  • Doctoral supervision (PhD, DEd, DSW, DEdPsy)
  • School Research Methods programme

Publications

Impact of training in Autism on inclusive practices
11/2018, Advances in Autism
Research Output: Contribution To Journal > Article

Primary-Secondary Transitions : A Systematic Literature Review
2/2019
Research Output: Book Anthology > Commissioned report

Primary to secondary school transitions : systematic literature review - key findings
2/2019
Research Output: Book Anthology > Commissioned report

Children and young people in the digital age : What do EPs need to know? Reflections on the UCL Leading Edge Day
10/2018, Educational Psychology in Scotland
Research Output: Contribution To Journal > Article

Influencing policy in Scotland
1/2019, Division of Clinical Psychology Scotland Review
Research Output: Contribution To Journal > Article

How can we support children facing additional educational barriers during primary-secondary transition?
11/2018
Research Output: Contribution To Conference > Paper

Role and impact of transition teachers in supporting pupils’ transition from primary to secondary school
11/2018
Research Output: Contribution To Conference > Paper

The impact of primary - secondary transitions on children’s educational and wellbeing outcomes : Fact or Fiction?
11/2018
Research Output: Contribution To Conference > Paper

Children and young people in the digital age : What do EPs need to know? Reflections on the UCL Leading Edge Day
9/2018
Research Output: Contribution To Conference > Poster

Research methods
1/2018
Research Output: Contribution To Conference > Paper

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Activities

Primary-Secondary School Transitions: A Systematic Literature Review

Divya Jindal-Snape (Invited speaker), Dianne Cantali (Contributor), Beth Hannah (Contributor), Stephen Macgillivray (Contributor)
24 Apr 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Activity Type: Talk

Frontiers in Education (Journal)

Beth Hannah (Editorial board member)
12 Mar 2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review

Activity Type: Editorial Work

Journal of Research in Childhood Education (Journal)

Beth Hannah (Peer reviewer)
Nov 2018

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review

Activity Type: Editorial Work

Journal of Educational and Developmental Psychology (Journal)

Beth Hannah (Editorial board member)
Sep 2018

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review

Activity Type: Editorial Work

Journal of Educational and Developmental Psychology (Journal)

Beth Hannah (Editorial board member)
May 2018

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review

Activity Type: Editorial Work

Journal of Research in Childhood Education (Journal)

Beth Hannah (Peer reviewer)
Apr 2018

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review

Activity Type: Editorial Work

British Journal of Educational Psychology (Journal)

Beth Hannah (Peer reviewer)
Aug 2017

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review

Activity Type: Editorial Work

Journal of Educational and Developmental Psychology (Journal)

Beth Hannah (Editorial board member)
Aug 2017

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review

Activity Type: Editorial Work

Educational Psychology Research and Practice (Journal)

Beth Hannah (Editorial board member)
Feb 2017

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review

Activity Type: Editorial Work

Journal of Educational and Developmental Psychology (Journal)

Elizabeth Hannah (Editorial board member)
201731 Dec 2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activity

Activity Type: Editorial Work

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