We were delighted to attend the ATP’s Annual Conference in July.
The Association for the Teaching of Psychology is a non-profit organisation of psychology teachers in the UK. It has been supporting teachers for 37 years with high quality, low cost training for its members.
The Freud Museum is pleased to enjoy close links with the ATP. Our education team are occasional contributors to their magazine ATP Today and regulars at their annual conference.
Held in sunny Brighton, this year’s conference was especially significant. Coming at the end of an extremely challenging period for teachers, it was an opportunity to reconnect and recuperate while taking in some outstanding presentations on psychology, pedagogy and practice.
Keynote speakers included veteran neuroscientists Professor Edmund Sonuga-Barke and Professor Sophie Scott, and trainee clinical psychologist Sarah Atayero.
“We are in awe of the frankly superhuman work of psychology teachers to teach and inspire their students under such difficult circumstances.”Stefan Marianski, Education Manager
Scrupulous Covid-measures meant we were unable to give out our customary Freud Museum bananas(!), but hand sanitiser and rug-print masks were in abundance.
We enjoyed catching up with teachers at our Freud-themed exhibition stand (complete with rug!), presenting a taster of our acclaimed learning sessions and updating delegates on some exciting upcoming additions to our schools offer.
Stefan Marianski, Education Manager at the Freud Museum, writes: “It’s always a pleasure to work with the ATP and we are in awe of the frankly superhuman work of psychology teachers to teach and inspire their students under such difficult circumstances.”
We are looking forward to the next conference!