Beth Hannah

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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

The validity of the Spelling and Grammar Waiver as a reasonable accommodation in Leaving Certificate examinations in Ireland
1/2017, International Journal of School and Educational Psychology
Research Output: Contribution To Journal > Article

Impact of Legislation on Post-School Transition Practice for young people with additional support needs in Scotland
3/2017, British Journal of Special Education
Research Output: Contribution To Journal > Article

Health and Well-being Programme
11/2016
Research Output: Contribution To Book Anthology > Conference contribution

Building professional capital
9/2016
Research Output: Contribution To Conference > Other

Supporting the Transition of Pupils from Primary to Secondary School using the MindJump Health and Well-being Programme
6/2016
Research Output: Contribution To Conference > Paper

The Perspectives of Young People with Additional Support Needs of Post-School Transition Planning and Preparation.
6/2016
Research Output: Contribution To Conference > Paper

Research methods
6/2016
Research Output: Other Contribution > Other contribution

Glasgow Bethlehem twinning project
3/2016, Educational Psychology in Scotland
Research Output: Contribution To Journal > Article

Exploring the use of The Learning Cloud to enhance literacy development of primary school children.
2/2016
Research Output: Book Anthology > Commissioned report

Anxiety in Pupils with Autism Spectrum Disorder
9/2015
Research Output: Contribution To Conference > Paper

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Activities

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

Review Editor

Elizabeth F.S. Hannah (Reviewer)
8 Jun 2016 → …

Activity: Other activity typesOther

Activity Type: Other Activity

Educational Psychology Research and Practice (Journal)

Elizabeth F.S. Hannah (Member)
25 Nov 2015 → …

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

Activity Type: Editorial Work

Network Transition: Inclusion in transitional phases in disorders of social behaviour

Elizabeth F.S. Hannah (Invited speaker)
12 Sep 2015

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Activity Type: Attendance

Routledge (Publisher)

Elizabeth F.S. Hannah (Peer reviewer)
Jan 2015

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

Activity Type: Editorial Work

Teaching and Teacher Education (Journal)

Elizabeth F.S. Hannah (Peer reviewer)
Dec 2014

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

Activity Type: Editorial Work

Research Papers in Education (Journal)

Elizabeth F.S. Hannah (Peer reviewer)
Nov 2014

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

Activity Type: Editorial Work

SAGE Open (Journal)

Elizabeth F.S. Hannah (Peer reviewer)
Oct 2014

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

Activity Type: Editorial Work

Taylor & Francis (Publisher)

Elizabeth F.S. Hannah (Peer reviewer)
27 Jul 2013

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

Activity Type: Editorial Work

Australian Educational and Developmental Psychologist (Journal)

Elizabeth F.S. Hannah (Peer reviewer)
Mar 2013

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

Activity Type: Editorial Work