Educational Psychology

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Professional Training
14 hours
69 GBP
Part time
Online courses
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69 GBP
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Course description

Educational Psychology

Course Overview

Educational Psychology (USA Standards) is a profession concerned with the ways in which students learn and develop. It emphasizes trends in educational development while also focusing on educational diversity. For teachers and trainers to fulfill their instructional role most effectively, their teaching methods must be grounded in educational psychology. Educational psychology provides a framework for teachers and trainers to plan, create and deliver effective lessons, and assess each student’s learning.

During this online course, candidates will develop a full understanding of EducationPsychology. Key development theories related to the learningprocess are examined and practical classroom examples are supplied to engage you throughout the course. Vital material about student diversity is also presented, including strategies and information about working with students with special educational needs and helping them to reach their full potential.

Further, in this course you will gain a thorough grounding in the fundamental principles of psychology, the scientific study of the mind and behavior. You will focus on the application of psychology in an educational context – studying how individuals learn and develop. You will learn about the core areas of psychology and examine how psychology has been applied to education, linking theory to practice.

Our online course is so well designed you will feel that you are in the classroom! This course is comprised of professionally narrated e-Learning modules, interactive quizzes, tests and exams. All delivered through a system that you will have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 365 days (12 months). An effective support service and study materials will build your confidence to study effectively and guide you to secure your qualification.

Please Note: This Course is Based on USA Standards.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Who is this course for?

This course is suitable for:

  • Anyone hoping to become a Teacher or who already works as a Teacher
  • Anyone with an interest in working with students who have special educational needs
  • Anyone with an interest in working with children in an educational setting

Entry Requirements

  • This course is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds. However, a sound academic background would be an advantage.
  • Learners should be ages 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
  • Basic understanding of English language, literacy, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.

Outcome / Qualification etc.


Successful candidates will be awarded a Certificate in Educational Psychology.

Training Course Content

Course Objectives

Educational Psychology course prepares students for a professional qualification which will enable them to work in Children's Services and to provide help with the major developmental and educational problems presented by children to parents, teachers in schools, and in other agencies.

Course Description

This online training course is comprehensive and designed to cover the key topics listed under the curriculum. This course has been designed for 14 guided learning hours.

Course Curriculum

01: History and Educational Aims

02: Cognitive Perspective of Learning & Information Processing

03: Knowledge Organization

04: Advance Creativity in a Learning Environment

05: Behavioural Theory

06: Applying the Premack Principle in the Classroom

07: Child and Adolescent Development

08: Social Constructivism and the Mediated Learning Experience

09: Moral & Prosocial Behaviour

10: The Importance of Motivation in an Educational Environment

11: Using Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation to Enhance Learning

12: Teacher Expectations & Attributions

13: Methods of Measuring Intelligence

14: Educating Students With Special Needs

15: Emotional & Behavioural Disorders

16: Advanced Cognitive Development

17: Forms of Assessment

18: Performance Assessments

19: Standardized Tests in Education

20: Instructional Strategies

21: Advance Organizers in the Classroom

22: Types of Research Design

23: Research Ethics in Educational Psychology

Course Duration

You will have 12 Months access to your online study platform from the date you purchased the course. The course is self-paced so you decide how fast or slow the training goes. You can complete the course in stages revisiting the training at any time.

Method of Assessment

At the end of the course learners will also take an online multiple choice questions assessment test. This online multiple choice questions test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.


Now  £69

Was  £269

Continuing Studies

Career Path

This course will prove to be worthwhile in working for a range of job roles in the educational industry. You can also use this course as an opportunity to build on your knowledge and to take your career to the next level within the industry. 

  • Educational Psychologist – £39,945 per annum
  • Teacher – £27,939 per annum
  • Nursery Nurse – £15,168 per annum
  • Nanny – £19,221 per annum
  • Teaching Assistant – £12,219 per annum

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