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Helen Tovey

Helen Tovey

Principal Lecturer - Early Childhood Studies

School of Education

About

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).

Research interests

Outdoor environments
Outdoor play
Risk and risk taking
Play and creativity in the early year

Research projects undertaken

Outdoor environments
outdoor play
Risk and risk taking
Play and creativity in the early years.

Consultancy experience

Outdoor Environments
Outdoor play
Early Years Curriculum
Play and Creativity

Teaching interests

Principal Lecturer in Early Childhood Studies in the School of Education.

Former Programme Convener of the BA ECS programme.

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