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The AEP is a professional association and a trade union for registered educational psychologists practising in the UK. Membership of the AEP is open to qualified educational psychologists who are registered with the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) or trainee educational psychologists who are currently following an approved professional training course in educational psychology.

The trade union and professional body for educational psychologists in the UK. 

  • We work to improve pay and conditions, help members build good relationships with employers, and offer professional training. 
  • Our members include qualified and trainee educational psychologists.
  • Membership costs from £3.50 to £23.50 a month.
Main Trades
Further education
Higher education
Male 615 | Female 3,219 | Other 9 | Total 3,843
Employers represented include:

Educational psychologists and assistant educational psychologists in local authorities, self-employed and working in public and private organisations in the UK.

AEP also represent trainee educational psychologists on any approved training course at universities in the UK and run the application process on behalf of the DfE for all approved training courses in England.

General secretary
Cath Lowther
Cost of membership

4 The Riverside Centre

Frankland Lane



0191 384 9512
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