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The latest game in the free online Teach Your Monster To Read series funded by the Usborne Foundation, set up by Peter Usborne, founder and managing director of Usborne Publishing, has been nominated for a BAFTA Children’s Award. 

The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016 has again ranked the University of Roehampton as the best modern university in London, after its annual league table was published yesterday.

A new programme based on extensive psychological research by a University of Roehampton professor showing how musical abilities develop in the early years, and how these are vital for early childhood language and social skills has been launched nationally.

The latest official national survey of graduate employment shows 98 per cent of graduates from Roehampton’s teacher training courses are in work six months after graduation, with 99 per cent in work or undertaking further study.

Two acknowledged experts in the field of music education from the University of Roehampton will be appearing as part of a high profile BBC Radio 3 series called Why Music?
An award of £15k from the Department for Education (DfE) has been granted for a study into the impact of funding on the attainment of children with additonal needs.

Celebrations and expectations for future employment are top of the agenda for 1,900 students who have graduated from the University of Roehampton this week.

Celebrations, gowns and mortarboards will be the order of the day when 1,900 students graduate from the University of Roehampton, in ceremonies at the Royal Festival Hall on London’s Southbank on Monday and Tuesday.

The Guardian University Guide 2016 has ranked Roehampton as the best modern university in London, the third major independent guide to do so in the last year.

Twenty-four Roehampton students who have gone above and beyond the call of duty to improve the quality of life for other people at the University or who live locally, have been recognised at an awards ceremony.

This year’s annual University of Roehampton Ruskin Lecture at Whitelands College will be given by author Sara Atwood, a specialist in the renowned Victorian critic and philanthropist John Ruskin’s educational work.
The University of Roehampton has been ranked as the top modern university in London by the Complete University Guide, which published its annual league table today.

Final year students from any university due to complete their bachelor’s degree this summer are being encouraged to apply for a postgraduate taught course at Roehampton, which has created 29 master’s scholarships.

The quality of Roehampton’s trainee teachers has been described as ‘first class’ by the former Director of Education at Wandsworth Council, one of the most senior figures in London local government.
Professor of Music in the School of Education, Adam Ockelford, has been awarded over £177,000 to expand the work of his children’s music charity Soundabout to over 2,500 Children’s Centres in the UK.
Researchers from the School of Education have been awarded £10,000 by British Academy and Leverhulme Trust. The funding will be used to evaluate the quality of newly-developed Education Health and Care (EHC) plans for children with special educational needs.

Fifty high-achieving postgraduates are being offered the chance of a fully-funded PhD scholarship at the University of Roehampton, with opportunities in all 10 of the University’s academic departments currently available.

Researchers from the School of Education have won a £20,000 research grant from the Froebel Trust to investigate new early years assessments that are being introduced by the Department for Education (DfE) in 2016.
Senior Lecturer in Computing Education, Peter Kemp, has been awarded £50,000 funding from Creative Skillset to expand a 3D animation summer school for young people aged 14-18.
Principal lecturer in computing education at the University of Roehampton, Miles Berry, has won the 2015 primary digital content, BETT Award for his work on the ‘Switched on Computing’ project.