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The Handbook of International School Psychology provides a description of the specialty of psychology devoted to the global provision of services to children and youth, their teachers, and parents. Authors from 43 countries provide valuable information and insights regarding the following areas: the context of school psychology; the origin, history, and current status of school psychology; the infrastructure of school psychology; the preparation of school psychologists; the roles, functions, and responsibilities of school psychologists; current issues impacting school psychology; and key references.
Chapter 34: Professional Educational Psychology in Scotland
Professional Educational Psychology in Scotland
Context of Educational Psychology
Located on the northwestern rim of Europe, Scotland is one of four countries that make up Great Britain (along with England, Wales, and Northern Ireland). Scotland forms the northern part of the main island. Surrounded on three sides by sea, with the Atlantic Ocean to the north and west and the North Sea to the east, Scotland shares one land border, 60 miles long, with England to the south. Scotland covers an area of 31,500 square miles, is 274 miles long from north to south, and varies in breadth between 24 and 154 miles. Two thirds of the main landmass consists of mountains and high plateaus. Scotland also has 790 islands, 130 of ...