Mrs. Jo Peat is Head of Academic Professional Development of the School Education at University of Roehampton. She has worked in education for many years, both in schools and at university. She presently leads on Learning and Teaching in Higher Education at Roehampton and co-ordinates R4NA (Recognition for New Academics, the compulsory certificate for new academics at University of Roehampton). The modules she currently teaches are Distinctive Schools and their Philosophies for undergraduate students and R4NA, as well as working with experienced academics to help them to gain recognition for their expertise and experience in teaching and supporting learning in higher education.
The main areas of interest and research of Jo Peat are how to enhance the student learning experience in higher education; pedagogy and inclusion in higher education; professional development in higher education, internationalisation of higher education and diversity in education, particularly considering the role of the independent sector and the different educational philosophies that flourish here.