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April 3, 2014

‘It’s a time of great opportunity and yet it’s a long journey that we’ve been on since 2011. It will probably be 2016-2017 before we start to see the fruits of this. However, in the long term, I really do feel that it will be better for our children.’ Lorraine Petersen OBE Yesterday, in response […]

April 1, 2014

In late February, as part of our ongoing commitment to excellence in SEND practice, we introduced a free monthly ezine for all of our current and previous students. The SEND Practitioner covers a variety of expert-led topics, offering the latest practical insights. These exciting free-zines discuss the most pressing issues facing the SEND practitioner today […]

March 24, 2014

We are delighted to have been officially recognised as a centre of learning and excellence by the British Accreditation Council (BAC). Siobhan Mellor, director of Real Training: ‘We’re happy with BAC’s thorough analysis of the learning experience for our delegates – from the booking process, admin and finance systems as well as the teaching, tutoring […]

February 7, 2014

The Real Group team includes four employed educational psychologists and six part-time educational psychologist associates and tutors with over a decade’s experience of working together. We are looking for a creative, flexible and professional educational psychologist to make a positive difference to our society through Real Psychology, Real Training and Real e-Learning. Please see

January 30, 2014

On 28-29 January, Real e-learning exhibited at Europe’s leading showcase of technology supported workplace learning. We displayed our cutting edge e-learning platforms alongside 250 exhibitors across two halls of the latest learning technologies, innovation and best practice. Director Mark Turner said: “We were immensely encouraged by the response and interest in our approach to applying […]

January 6, 2014

Real training is currently progressing a bespoke CPD course for international assessment and development consultancy Cubiks. The objective of the project is to enable Cubiks to move significant elements of its online training content for the PAPI Assessment Tool online, reducing the current face-to-face training requirement. The project consists of two parts: • An e-learning […]

December 13, 2013

In 2013, Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council’s business change unit approached us to help them communicate the unique benefits of LEAN across their organisation. We needed to simultaneously effect LEAN cultural change whilst creating staff and management buy in. Our unique e-learning and e-technology platforms, our extensive experience of Continuing Professional Development (CPD), and our psychology-inspired […]

December 10, 2013

On Friday 22 November 2013, we launched our new website. It’s been designed to meet the needs of the education professional and the 21st-century web user and has been well received. It’s enabled us to broadcast what we do and how we do it directly to the people who want to know. It’s allowed us […]

October 24, 2013

On 11 and 12 October, we exhibited at the Times Educational Supplement’s Special Educational Needs show. Directors Siobhan Mellor and Alan Macgregor gave the exhibition’s popular opening seminar and we were voted the best exhibitor by over 1,000 attendees.

June 10, 2013

Dr Mark Turner will be delivering three days of training at the United World College of South East Asia in Singapore. Mark will be working with teachers and education professionals from Wednesday 4th September to Friday 6th September. The training will cover the British Psychological Society core competencies in testing and assessment. The course helps […]

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