Estelle Doctor
Educational Psychology
  Educational Consultancy

Educational Psychology Services


We design and monitor projects tailored to meet an institution's needs to improve reading and spelling.
We offer expert advice on projects and policies to local schools and educational authorities.

Here are some of the projects we have successfully been involved in:

1999-2001: Consultant for "Getting ready for reading" research project on early literacy carried out in Tower Hamlets and Isle of Dogs. Funded by the Isle of Dogs Community Foundation.

2001-2002: Consultant and Chief Researcher for KS2 catch-up project on literacy carried out in the Isle of Dogs. Funded by the Canary Wharf Group.

2001-2002: Consultant to the LeapFrog Literacy Research Project via the Wright Partnership on a project involving early years' literacy as part of their "Bringing Literacy to Life" project.

2002-2004: Consultant to the DfES on a project to develop diagnostic assessment materials for the assessment of adults in Further Education.

2002-2004: Member of the Dyslexia Advisory Group set up by the DfES's Adult Basic Skills Strategy Unit for a project entitled "A Framework for Understanding Dyslexia".

2002-2004: Consultant to the National Research and Development Centre for Adult Literacy and Numeracy (NRDC) and the Adult Basic Skills Strategy Unit.

2005-2006: Expert consultant to DfES on project entitled "Supporting Dyslexic Learners in Different Contexts".

2005 - present: Member of the National Committee for Standards in SpLD Assessment and Training (SASC) with remit from the DfES to accredit courses for training teachers/tutors for the SpLD Assessment Practising Certificate.

2006: Advisor to the ARK Education on a project involving developing literacy at secondary school.

For further information on educational consultancy services, or if you would like to discuss a project, please contact us.