Dr Martin James Hughes, B.A., PGCE, M. Sc., C. Psychol., AFBPsS, EdD, FRSA
Lecturer in Educational Psychology, Co-Director, Doctor of Educational and Child Psychology (DEdCPsy)
Tel: (+44) (0)114 222 8165
Fax: (+44) (0)114 222 8105
Room: 8.12, School of Education
Martin's research interests include: Multi-agency issues, `hard to reach´, Q methodology, motivational interviewing, engaging young people effectively, children´s voice/participation, young people as co-researchers and views of students in HE regarding teaching and learning.
Martin teaches on the Doctor of Educational and Child Psychology course, joining the team in 2008. He has also coordinated and taught on a diploma (special educational needs) course with Sheffield Hallam University and, having helped to develop it, led the Dyslexia Certificate in conjunction with Sheffield University.
Teaching and research is orientated by:
Martin taught in a secondary school for five years and since training in 1988, has been recognised as a Chartered Psychologist, gaining experience in Essex, Nottinghamshire and in Singapore, working for the Ministry of Education. Martin currently works part-time for Sheffield City Council as a Principal Educational Psychologist.
Hughes, M. (2017) A jolly good sort: The influence of Q methodology on practice that aims to interpret and represent voice, chapter 8.5 in Using Qualitative Research to Hear the Voice of Children and Young People : The Work of British Educational Psychologists, edited by Julia Hardy and Charmian Hobbs.
Hughes, M. (2017) Joining the Q: What Q methodology offers to a critical educational psychology, chapter 11 in Critical Educational Psychology edited by Antony J. Williams, Tom Billington, Dan Goodley, Tim Corcoran.
Hughes, M. (2016) Critical, respectful, person-centred: Q Methodology for educational psychologists Educational and Child Psychology, 33(3), 63-75).
Hughes, M. (2014) What might adults learn from working with young researchers? Chapter 14 in Westwood, J., Larkins, C., Moxon, D., Perry, Y. & Thomas, N. (2014). Participation, Citizenship and Intergenerational Relations in Children and Young People's Lives: Children and Adults in Conversation. London:Palgrave Macmillan.
Hughes, M. and Booth, V. (2009) Assessing Pupil Motivation for Change: Using Card Sorting Methodology, in Motivational Interviewing, Theory, Practice and Applications with Children and Young People, McNamara (ed. 2009). Positive Behaviour Management, Ainsdale.
Hughes, M. (2007) Every Child Matters; Setting the Context for the `Hard to Reach.´ Introductory Chapter to K.A.Pomerantz, M. Hughes and D. Thompson (Eds) How to reach `hard to reach´ children: improving access, participation and outcomes. Chichester: Wiley
Pomerantz, K.A., Hughes, M. and Thompson, D. (2007) (Eds) How to reach `hard to reach´ children: improving access, participation and outcomes. Chichester: Wiley.
Hughes, M (2006) Multi-agency teams: Why should working together make everything better? Educational and Child Psychology, 23(4), 60-71).
Hughes, M. (December 2004) A Singapore experience, International School Psychology Association newsletter, World Go Round, vol 31, no. 5.