Staff Profiles: Sian Templeton

Sian Templeton

Staff Profile: Sian Templeton
Senior Lecturer in Education Studies

Sian Templeton

Sian Templeton

Senior Lecturer in Education Studies

Early Years and Education Studies

Sian is a qualified Educational Psychologist and has worked in a variety educational settings including schools and specialist provision. She’s interested in supporting the needs of vulnerable groups.

Biography

Sian is passionate about Psychology, and shares this enthusiasm with others to support their understanding and analysis of educational contexts. Previously she pursued this passion through studying and working as an Educational Psychologist. Sian now enjoys sharing that passion with students through the exploration of how education settings and professionals can make a positive impact on outcomes.

Qualifications

Award Title Institution Date
BSc (Hons) Applied Psychology Cardiff University 1993
PGCE Primary Swansea University 1994
MEd Educational Psychology Exeter University 1999
PGCAP Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education University of Gloucestershire 2016

Membership of professional bodies

HCPC

Fellow of the HEA

Teaching and research

Teaching

Teaching areas include Psychology, Sociology of Education, Overcoming Barriers to access to Education, Mentoring and Coaching, Social, Emotional and Mental Health

Level

Undergraduate, Postgraduate

Research

?Resilience in HE students, Emotional Literacy and understanding within school settings, Mental Health in Education.

External responsibilities

CPD training with schools and specialist provision.

Member of ERASMUS + project involving representatives from Austria, Italy, Sicily, Hungary, Romania and Turkey exploring the impact of an emotional education curriculum on reducing the incidence of early school leaving.