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.
University of Roehampton has signed a partnership with Universidad del Norte, Colombia to expand on existing collaborative research into early childhood support and developmental care.  
Teachers across the UK will be better able to deliver the new computing curriculum thanks to Miles Berry, principal lecturer in computing education at the University of Roehampton, who has been instrumental in creating a Government-backed resource to help primary teachers plan, teach and asses this new subject.
Roehampton research has been put at the heart of a parliamentary research paper on new ways to tackle obesity in children.

The rapid expansion of academy schools has seen increased demand for high-calibre governors with management and professional skills. Amateur lay governors must be found a new role if schools are to remain accountable to their communities, according to researchers at London’s University of Roehampton.

Leading children’s author Professor Dame Jacqueline Wilson has been confirmed as the new Chancellor of the University of Roehampton, a ceremonial role she said she was ‘honoured’ to accept.

A career-long commitment to educating children in the Froebelian tradition has resulted in Professor Tina Bruce being presented with a lifetime achievement award by the highly respected Nursery World publication.

Roehampton’s School of Education has been commissioned to undertake research for a nationwide network of 2,000 after school clubs that teach children computer coding. 

More than 130 trainee teachers were in Wandsworth’s primary and secondary schools during the past year, helping local children learn the essential skills that will prepare them for adult life.

The University of Roehampton is the top new university in London according to the Sunday Times, which published its Good University Guide at the weekend.

Planning permission has been granted for the University of Roehampton’s new £30million landmark library and accommodation buildings, after a unanimous vote in favour by Wandsworth Council’s planning committee last night.

Roehampton’s students have given the University a resounding show of support and graded it ‘first class’ in the National Student Survey, with overall the best ever results being recorded this year.

Academics working to plug the creativity gap in the UK’s growing animation skills market are training a team of school children to make their own 3D film in just seven days.
More than 2,500 students will graduate from the University of Roehampton with degrees from Dance to Human Resources Management today and tomorrow, and for the first time ever, they will be graduating at the Royal Festival Hall, on the world-famous South Bank.
A total of 92 per cent of full-time first degree graduates from the University of Roehampton were in work or further study six months after finishing their courses, a figure higher than almost any other university in London, according to the latest data released by the Higher Education Statistics Agency.

New figures show Roehampton is the safest inner London university, after nationwide research highlighted low levels of crime within a three mile radius of the campus.

Senior Music Lecturer in the School of Education, Dr Alastair Greig, has been awarded first prize in an international competition organised by Counterpoint-Italy.
The School of Education has been awarded approximately £8,400 ($14,000) from Google as part of the Computer Science for High Schools (CS4HS) programme.