A global perspective on psycho-educational assessment
For psychologists in less developed countries, psycho-educational assessment is often challenging due to a lack of specialist training and a scarcity of appropriate, psychometrically robust instruments. This paper focuses on school psychology and psycho-educational assessment in three countries: Bangladesh, China and Iran. Despite differences in demographic and cultural features, these countries share similar issues that restrict the practice of psycho-educational assessment. We conclude that it is important for psychologists in western countries to support professional training and testing practices in less developed countries.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Additional Information:||Formerly Australian Journal of Guidance and Counselling|
|Keywords:||Psycho-educational assessment, Bangladesh, China, Iran|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES (170000) > PSYCHOLOGY (170100) > Educational Psychology (170103)|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Cultural & Professional Learning
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2015 The Author(s)|
|Deposited On:||16 Dec 2015 22:58|
|Last Modified:||19 Dec 2015 04:04|
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