Staff Profiles: Rachel Eperjesi

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Rachel Eperjesi

Staff Profile: Rachel Eperjesi
Senior Lecturer in Primary Education and Course Leader for PGCE Primary

Rachel Eperjesi

Rachel Eperjesi

Senior Lecturer in Primary Education and Course Leader for PGCE Primary

Education and Learning

Following a successful teaching career in local primary schools, I am now a member of the English and Professional Studies teaching teams in the Primary Education department.

Biography

After completing my own Teacher Training here, I had a very successful teaching career within local schools, mostly teaching in Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1. During this time, I undertook a range of consultancy work for the Local Authority, focusing on English and on Key Stage 1 assessment. I am passionate about my role in training the next generation of teachers, lecturing mainly in English and Professional Studies.

Qualifications

Award Title Institution Date
BEd (Hons) Primary Education (specialising in ages 4-8) Cheltenham and Gloucester College of Higher Education 1998
PGCert Higher Education University of Gloucestershire 2009
MEd Higher Education University of Gloucestershire 2013

Membership of professional bodies

Member of the Higher Education Academy

Teaching and research

Teaching

Initial Teacher Education: mostly Professional Studies (including areas such as planning and practitioner enquiry) and English. I have a particular interest in the teaching of early reading and phonics.

Level

Undergraduate, Postgraduate

Research

Action research methodology, the teaching of phonics