Rachelle is a Lecturer and Acting Assistant Dean in the School of Education, Sydney.
Rachelle’s main research interest is in equity issues in mathematics education learning outcomes: achievement, engagement, and affect. Rachelle is currently completing her PhD titled ‘What gendered constructs exist about mathematics when students begin school in Australia?’ She has had publications and presented her research at national conferences.
Rachelle began her career in primary teaching in 2000 and has spent time teaching in London as well as in the public and private system in NSW. During her 18 years of teaching in primary schools, Rachelle has held many roles including classroom teacher, stage co-ordinator and assistant principal.
Rachelle lectures in mathematics, english, and coordinates the Graduate Teacher Performance Assessment (GTPA) undertaken by internship students. Rachelle also coordinates ‘in-uni days’ designed to support education students pastorally while out on placement.
Research Expertise and Supervision
- Mathematics Education
- Gender Studies
- Glynn, R. (2019). What gendered constructs about mathematics do parents have as their children begin school in Australia? In G. Hine, S. Blackley, & A. Cooke (Eds.). Mathematics Education Research: Impacting
- Practice (Proceedings of the 42nd annual conference of the Mathematics Education
- Research Group of Australasia) pp. 308-315. Perth: MERGA