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Sarah Evans known as Sarah-Anne Evans

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Qualifications

BA (Hons) Combined Studies – Early Years Development & English (Glamorgan)
BSc (Hons) Psychology (South Wales) – Awarded: Welsh Branch of the British Psychological Society Prize for the Best Final Year Dissertation
PGCE Primary (QTS) – Foundation Phase & Special Educational Needs (Aberystwyth)
Pg.Dip. Education – Policy, Leadership and Management (Cardiff)
MPhil/PhD Psychology Candidate (South Wales)

Mind Cymru: Mental Health First Aid
National Autistic Society: Introduction to Autistic Spectrum Disorder and SPELL
PREVENT awareness

Experience

Sarah is a Graduate Member of the British Psychological Society (BPS), an Associate of the Dyslexia Guild (ADG) and holds Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) as a primary school teacher.

Sarah has 8 years experience of teaching in primary schools across South Wales as a supply teacher. In her role as a Primary School Supply teacher Sarah has worked within a number of additional needs units as well as mainstream. Sarah’s primary teaching specifically focuses on the Foundation Phase and Literacy, and inclusive practice.

Sarah also has 7 years experience as a Study Skills Tutor working with University students across a range of subjects and degree levels with Specific Learning Difficulties, Disabilities and Mental Health.

In addition to my role as a Specialist Study Skills Tutor I am also an Hourly Paid Lecturer in Psychology, and have taught/ currently teach on:

2017/2018
PL1D100 – Methods and Evidence in Psychology
PL1D101 – Introduction to Psychology
PL2D100 – Understanding and Researching Psychology: cognitive, Biological and Histocial

2016/2017
PL1D101 – Introduction to Psychology
PL2D101 – Understanding And Researching Psychology: Developmental, Social And Individual Differences

2015/2016
PL1D101 – Introduction to Psychology

Memberships

Graduate Member of the British Psychological Society

Associate Member of the Dyslexia Guild

Research

For my BSc (Hons) Psychology dissertation I looked at the impact disability type and disability identity has on students adaptation to university life, for this research I was awarded the British Psychological Society Welsh Branch Prize for Best Final Year Dissertation.

I have previously been involved in a research project looking at the Co-morbidity of ADHD and Reactive Attachment Disorder in young children.

Conference presentations:
Evans, S. (2015). The effect of disability identity and disability type on adaptation to university life. Paper presented at the British Psychological Society Welsh Branch Annual Student Conference, University of South Wales, UK (April, 2015).

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