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Training Provider Focus Group - Consent form

Title of Project: Educational Psychology services: Workforce insights and school’s perspectives on impact

Name of Researcher(s): Gaby Atfield, Beate Baldauf, Erika Kispeter, David Owen (Warwick Institute for Employment Research)

Please ensure that you have read the participant information: Training Provider Focus Group - Participant information leaflet

1. I confirm that I have read and understand the information sheet (version 1, 28/03/22) for the above study. I have had the opportunity to consider the information, ask questions and have had these answered satisfactorily (required)
2. I understand that my participation is voluntary and that I am free to withdraw at any time without giving any reason. However, if the focus group has started, I understand that it will not be possible to remove my data from the transcript (required)
3. I understand that data collected during the study, may be looked at by individuals from The University of Warwick, from regulatory authorities, where it is relevant to my taking part in this study. I give permission for these individuals to have access to my data (required)
4. I understand that the entire focus group will be audio or video-recorded (required)
5. I agree to selected pseudonymised verbatim quotations to be used in any other reports arising from the research, and understand that best endeavours will be made to ensure that data in such publications is anonymised (required)
6. The archiving of data has been explained to me. I understand that audio and/or video recordings will be deleted at the end of the project along with my contact details and that the pseudonymised notes will be securely stored for 10 years. (required)
7. I am aware that I need to be considerate of others and not repeat what other focus groups members have said outside of this focus group. I am also aware that IER cannot stop or prevent participants who were in the group from sharing information that should be confidential (required)
8. I agree to take part in the above study (required)

Privacy notice

Research data will be pseudonymised as quickly as possible after data collection. This means all direct and indirect identifiers will be removed from the research data and will be replaced with a participant number. The key to identification will be stored separately and securely to the research data to safeguard your identity. 

Your rights to access, change or move your information are limited, as we need to manage your information in specific ways in order for the research to be reliable and accurate. The University of Warwick has in place policies and procedures to keep your data safe.  

The research data may also be used for future research, including impact activities following review and approval by an independent Research Ethics Committee and subject to your consent at the outset of this research project.  

The University of Warwick is the Data Controller of any information you have entered on this form and is committed to protecting the rights of individuals in line with Data Protection Legislation. The University's Data Protection webpages provide further information on your rights and how the University processes personal data. If you wish to submit a data subjects rights request, make a complaint or report a suspected personal data breach, please contact the University’s Data Protection Officer by email at

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