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Tracey Colville, Dr

Lecturer in educational psychology at University of Dundee

Dr Tracey Colville is a Lecturer in Educational Psychology in the School of Education, Social and Community Education. She is currently on a career break from her post as Depute Principal Educational Psychologist in Edinburgh Psychological Services where she stated her career in Educational Psychology in 2005. Before moving to Dundee, she was Programme Director of the MSc Educational Psychology Programme at Strathclyde University. She previously held the post of Senior Teaching Fellow on this programme. Prior to being an Educational Psychologist, she taught primary-aged children (aged 5-12 years) over a period of 13 years in Fife, Edinburgh and East Lothian, holding posts of Class teacher, Senior Teacher, Principal Teacher and Depute Head Teacher.

Dr Colville holds a MA (Hons) degree in Psychology from the University of St. Andrews, a PGCE primary teaching qualification from Moray House College of Education, a MSc in Education from Edinburgh University, a MSc in Educational Psychology from Strathclyde University and a Doctorate in Educational Psychology from Strathclyde University. She is registered as an Educational Psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council and she is a registered teacher with the GTCS. She also holds Chartered Psychologist and Chartered Scientist status with the British Psychological Society and is also an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society. Latterly, she was a member of the Association of Principal Educational Psychologists and its executive. She is a member of the SDEP and is also involved in the SDEP training committee. She is an assessor for the BPS Scottish Qualification in Educational Psychology Stage 2 and is a registered coordinating supervisor for probationer psychologists (BPS RAPPS register).

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