Psychology in Education Research Centre (PERC)

Leader: Professor Rob Klassen



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 new MSc in Psychology in Education, begins in September. Our research themes show our current areas of interest.

Research themes

Members and associates

Our PERC Lab

Research Students

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MSc Psychology in Education Students at Oxford Conference

Posted on Thursday 20 September 2018

We are delighted that our MSc Psychology in Education (conversion programme) was represented at the British Psychological Society's annual Psychology in Education Section conference in Oxford on September 14th 2018.

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How polygenic risk scores might be used within Education in the coming years

Posted on Wednesday 12 September 2018

Kathryn Asbury shared her thoughts on how polygenic risk scores might be used within education in the coming years in this TES cover feature published on 7 September 2018.

Schools need to teach pupils skills to maintain good mental health – here’s how

Posted on Wednesday 5 September 2018

Schools are often where children’s and adolescents’ mental health problems are identified. While there is ever growing demand for mental health support for pupils, such as in-school counselling and mentoring, the focus now - just like for any health problem - should be more on prevention than intervention.

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