Helen Tovey

Helen Tovey

Principal Lecturer - Early Childhood Studies

School of Education


Helen Tovey is a Principal Lecturer in Early Childhood Studies in the School of Education. She was previously the Head of Somerset Nursery School in Wandsworth.

Helen is recognised nationally as an authority on the development of outdoor environments, publishing articles in professional journals such as Early Years Educator, and she was commissioned by Early Education (BAECE) to produce their two exhibitions Learning for Life (1999) and Living Loving and Learning (2000).

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Professor’s £105,000 grant to develop teaching resources for blind children

A £105,000 grant has been secured by Adam Ockelford, Professor of Music at Roehampton’s School of Education, to fund the development and creation new musical learning resources for visually impaired children with learning difficulties, as part of the Sounds of Intent project.

Academics supporting children with special needs and disabilities

A new 385,000 Euro project to help nurseries, schools and health workers better classify and understand children’s special educational needs and disabilities has been launched by academics, who say it is expected to provide greater detail and improve inter-agency co-ordination.

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