Position: Acting Dean of School
Location: Stratford Campus, Room: AE.3.05
Telephone: 020 8223 4561
School of Psychology
The University of East London
Rachel is the Acting Dean of School and also holds a personal chair in career guidance. Rachel is a chartered psychologist and associate fellow of the British Psychological Society (BPS). She is on the steering group of the Network for Innovation in Career guidance and Counselling in Europe (NICE) on the scientific committee of ECADOC (a pan European doctoral programme) and serves on the board of the International Association of Educational and Vocational Guidance (IAEVG). A principal fellow of the Higher Education Academy, she was awarded a National Teaching Fellowship in 2013.
Current national research focuses on how people transfer skills and knowledge from one domain to another. As an Associate Fellow of the Institute for Employment Research at the University of Warwick, Rachel has led the French team researching labour market transitions for the European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (CEDEFOP). The psychometric for transferable employability skills (TESS) which she developed for the BBC LabUk has been used by over 36,000 people.