State spent €10m on private psychologist services for schools

The state has spent almost €10 million on private psychologist services in schools over the past eight years. A total of 30,000 private assessments were carried out over the period at a cost of more than €300 each. This is in addition to the services

17th October, 2009

The state has spent almost €10 million on private psychologist services in schools over the past eight years. A total of 30,000 private assessments were carried out over the period at a cost of more than €300 each. This is in addition to the services provided under the National Educational Psychological Service (NEPS).

Schools who do not have NEPS psychologists assigned to them can avail of the Scheme for Commissioning Psychological Assessments (SCPA),which was established in...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader

Trial

€1

Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Get basic

*New subscribers only

You can cancel any time.

Annual

€200

€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.

Quarterly

€55

€42

90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

2 Yearly

€315

€248

Unlimited Access for 2 Years

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Share this post

Related Stories

The year in review

Legacy Richie Oakley 11 months ago

Newsround: What Thursday’s papers say

Legacy Leanna Byrne 5 years ago

More cycle routes, expansion of Luas to Bray and new bus network proposed

Legacy Digital Desk 5 years ago