Mrs Rachael Hincks Knight

Mrs Rachael Hincks Knight

Lecturer in Education (Education Studies)

Plymouth Institute of Education (Faculty of Arts & 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