David N. Andrews M. Ed., C. P. S. E. was trained in the psychology of teaching, learning & development, having been trained previously as a mathematics tutor in a further education college. He has lectured and given talks in universities and research centres up and down Finland, and was asked to design and deliver a training course to a group of people working in a provincial disability foundation research project.
David managed to collect a respectable amount of study credit at a number of universities in both the UK and Finland, leaving the University of Oulu with accumulated study credit of 180 ECTS points: the equivalent study credit for a Bachelor of Arts degree. His subjects were applicable psychology (90 ECTS), mathematical sciences (45 ECTS), archaeology (30 ECTS) and Finnish language for beginners (15 ECTS), with his best results in applicable psychology.
His M. Ed. degree (90 ECTS) was in Special Education (Educational Psychology) and was awarded with Distinction. He also has a Certificate of Professional Studies in Education from the University of Applied Sciences in Jyväskylä (30 ECTS), in Educational & Organisational Psycho-Anthropology/Ethno-Psychology *
(* the distinction between the two is rather unclear, being at the interface of two or more disciplines)