Lucinda has a BSc in Philosophy and Psychology, an MA in Special and Inclusive education, is a qualified teacher and has taught psychology on and off for over 20 years. She is currently Assistant Director for Teaching and Learning at a school in South Oxfordshire. Her passions lie in psychology and education and luckily the two are inextricably linked. She produces a weekly podcast ‘Psychology in the classroom’ that delves into the psychological theory behind educational and teaching practices.
In addition to her teaching role she regularly speaks conferences and schools, she is coach on the School Mental Health Award at the Carnegie School of Excellence for Mental Health in Schools and is the subject specific lead for Psychology at the National Institute for Teaching and Education. She sits on the steering committee for 2 large psychological research projects and chairs the PPI panel for a third.
As a mother of 3 boys, she has plenty of personal experience of supporting young people through their school career.