Kara Sampson joined the ERC in May 2019. She holds a B.A. in Psychology from University College Dublin and an M.Sc. in the Psychology of Education from the University of Bristol. Kara is currently involved in the development of a framework for the Evaluation of Teacher’s Professional Learning (TPL) and use of this framework to evaluate TPL in the area of Student Wellbeing. Kara has a particular interest in the areas of academic resilience, student wellbeing and health promotion in schools.