Dr Beth Hannah

Senior Lecturer in Educational Psychology

Education and Society, School of Humanities, Social Sciences and Law

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Elizabeth Hannah is a Senior Lecturer in Educational Psychology in the School of Education and Social Work. 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 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)
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  • MSc Educational Psychology programme
  • Doctoral supervision (PhD, DEd, DSW, DEdPsy)