Psychology in Education Research Centre (PERC)

Leader: Professor Rob Klassen


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Mindsets of postgraduate students enrolled on teaching-​focused courses

Posted on Friday 6 November 2015

National differences in mindset among students who plan to be teachers are examined in a PERC paper published in the International Journal of School and Educational Psychology.

Tackling Cyberbullying of teachers

Posted on Tuesday 30 June 2015

Professor Chris Kyriacou and Dr Antonio Zuin are calling for professionals to work together to combat online bullying of teachers.

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Educational transitions BPS conference symposium

Posted on Wednesday 27 May 2015

Members of the York PERC group examined educational transitions, from a range of psychological perspectives, in a symposium at the British Psychological Society annual conference.

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The Psychology in Education Research Centre (PERC) conducts innovative and applied psychological research relevant to education and educational settings. Our goal is to conduct research that is both rigorous and broadly accessible to the psychology and educational communities.

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We run the BSc in Psychology in Education and also offer our PhD in Education research degree. Our research themes show our current areas of interest.

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