Janet Rowley

Dr Janet Rowley

Academic Tutor

Department of Professional Psychology , School of Psychology

Janet is an academic and professional tutor at the School of Psychology.

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Dr Janet Rowley is an Academic and Professional Tutor on the Professional Doctorate in Educational and Child Psychology. Janet has a background in secondary school teaching and is a Specialist Senior Educational Psychologist in a London Local Authority.   She is interested in emotional processes in teaching and learning as well as applications of critical approaches and liberation psychology in educational psychology practice. Janet has completed a PGCE (IoE)and an MA in African Studies (SOAS), an MSc in Professional Educational Psychology (IoE) and the Professional Doctorate in Educational Psychology (Cardiff). 


Recent publications include:

  • Rowley, J., Rajbans, T., & Markland, B. (2020). Supporting parents through a narrative therapeutic group approach: a participatory research project. Educational Psychology in Practice, 36(2), 115-132.
  • Borrett, E. & Rowley, J. (2020) Using visual and participatory research methods to describe processes of educational resilience in returners to education. Educational and Child Psychology, 37 (3).
  • Giles, P., & Rowley, J. (2020). Educational psychologists' responses to a post-16 service user film on their practice: a participatory research project. Educational Psychology in Practice, 36(1), 78-92.
  • Atkinson, G., & Rowley, J. (2019). Pupils' views on mainstream reintegration from alternative provision: a Q methodological study. Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties, 24(4), 339-356.


Prof Doc Educational and Child Psychology

Gain full-time professional training leading to registration with the Health and Caring Professions Council (HCPC) as an Educational Psychologist.

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