Dr Shaalan Farouk

Dr Shaalan Farouk

Principal Lecturer, Programme Convener - BA/BSc Education

School of Education


I am a Principal Lecturer on the BA/BSc Programme in Education. I previously worked as a senior educational psychologist and was an associate tutor and lecturer at the Institute of Education, University of London. I taught on the doctorate training programme for educational psychologists. I completed my PhD in Organisational Psychology at Birkbeck College, University of London in 2008.


MSc Educational Psychology,

PhD Organisational Psychology

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Farouk, S. (1999). Consulting with teachers: An exploratory study in Educational Psychology practice. Educational Psychology in Practice, 14(4), 253-293.

Farouk, S. (2004). Group work in schools: A process consultation approach. Educational Psychology in Practice, 20(3), 207-220.

Farouk, S. (2010). Primary school teachers' restricted and elaborated anger. Cambridge Journal of Education, 40(4), 353-368.

Farouk, S. (2012). What can the self-conscious emotion of guilt tell us about primary school teachers' moral purpose and the relationships they have with their pupils? Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 18(4), 491-407.


Farouk, S. (2013, in press)). Change in the self-understanding of teachers who make the transition from mainstream education to teaching in a Pupil Referral Unit. Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice.


Farouk, S. (2013, in press)). The self-conscious emotions of guilt, shame and pride in education. In C. Mohiyeddini (Ed.), Psychology of Emotion. New York: Nova Publishers.

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