Mrs Rachael Hincks Knight

Mrs Rachael Hincks Knight

Lecturer in Education (Education Studies)

Plymouth Institute of Education (Faculty of Arts and Humanities)


Lecturer in Primary Education Studies, Professional Studies, Science and SEN
BEd Primary Professional Tutor



1999-2002          Science teacher in mainstream and special schools
2002-2003          SENCo and GT Coordinator
2003-2005          Assistant Principal (Inclusion)
2005-present      Lecturer in Education, University of Plymouth

Academic and Professional Qualifications:

1998     BSc (Hons) Medical Biochemistry, University of Sheffield
1999     PGCE Science 11-18, University of Warwick
2005     MA Education (Special Needs/Inclusive Education), Open University

Currently working towards a Doctorate in Education

Professional membership

Association for Science Education (ASE)
British Educational Studies Association (BESA)

Teaching interests

Research interests

I am interested in inclusive education,and in the experiences and perceptions of teachers and support staff in schools.

Heardman K, Pittman M, Hincks R, Parker M, Lee C & Gunn S 2009 A Toolkit for the Effective Teaching Assistant. Sage Publications Ltd
Hincks Knight RB 2011 'Children Learning Outside the Classroom' in Waite S Children Learning Outside the Classroom Sage Publications Ltd
Hincks Knight RB 2007 'Joyful Teaching and Learning in the Primary School' in Hayes D Joyful Teaching and Learning in the Primary School