Dr Victoria L Lewis

C.Psychol, AFBPsS, DAppPsy

School of Education

University Teacher in Educational Psychology

EDU - Victoria Lewis
v.lewis@sheffield.ac.uk
+44 114 222 8129

Full contact details

Dr Victoria L Lewis
School of Education
7.05
Edgar Allen House
241 Glossop Rd
Sheffield
S10 2GW
Research interests
  • Critical Educational Psychology
  • Consultation
  • Collaborative and strengths-based discourse
  • Systems and organisational level work
  • Social inclusion
Teaching activities
  • Doctorate of Educational and Child Psychology, University of Sheffield (2015-present)
    • Working with organisations
    • Consultation and assessment
    • Research
  • Doctorate of Applied Educational Psychology (DAEP), University of Nottingham, UK (2010-present)
    • Module convenor: Psychology of Development in Context; Supporting learning. 
    • Module input: Applied Research Methods
  • Guest Lecturer: Educational Psychology, (BSc. Psychology), University of Nottingham, UK (2002-2012)
  • Doctorate of Applied Psychology (Educational), (DAppPsy), University of Nottingham, UK (2005-2010)
  • MEd Distance Education - Disability and Inclusion: Social, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties, School of Education, University of Birmingham, UK (2015-2018)
  • Class teacher, KS1 & 2, years one to six; Science Coordinator and Special Educational Needs Coordinator (Assistant) Leighswood School, Aldridge, Walsall, West Midlands, UK (1995–1999)
Professional activities

Current 

  • Co-chair, Division of Educational and Child Psychology, British Psychological Society 2022-present
  • Representative of the Division of Educational and Child Psychology at the Psychology in Education Standing Committee, 2020-present
  • Member of the Debate Editorial Board, Division of Educational and Child Psychology, British Psychological Society, 2017-present
  • Academic and Professional Tutor, Doctorate of Applied Educational Psychology (DAEP): University of Nottingham, UK, 2005 –present
  • Educational Psychologist, Derbyshire County Council, 2019-present
  • Consultant Educational Psychologist, Nottingham City Council, UK, 2012 - present

Previous

  • Vice-President & Co-founder: Embracing Challenges in Learning, Paris area, France, 2012 - 2015
  • Senior Educational Psychologist (Manager), Nottinghamshire County Council, UK, 2009 –2012
  • Senior Educational Psychologist (Senior Practitioner), Nottinghamshire County Council, UK, Sept 2005 – Sept 2010
  • Chartered Educational Psychologist: Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council, UK, 2000 –2002

Professional memberships

  • Co-chair Division of Educational and Child Psychology, Division of Educational and Child Psychology, British Psychological Society
  • Associate Fellow of British Psychological Society (AFBPsS), British Psychological Society (BPS), Leicester, UK
  • Registered Educational Psychologist Health and Social Care Professions Council (HCPC), London, UK
  • Member, Association of Educational Psychologists (AEP), London, UK
Publications

Lewis, V & Miller, A (2011) Institutional talk in the discourse between an educational psychologist and a parent: a single case study employing mixed research methods. Educational Psychology in Practice, vol 27, 3. Pp195-212

Lewis, V. (2009) Life as an educational psychologist. The Psychologist, vol 229 (9)

Miller, A; Billington, T; deSouza L, Lewis V (2008) Educational Psychology in Willig, C & Stainton Rogers, W. (2008). The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Research in Psychology. London: Sage