Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Dr Rachel Richardson

Dr Rachel Richardson

DipT Northern Rivers C.A.E., BA N.E., MEd Syd PhD Syd

Dr Rachel Richardson has had an extensive career in education over the past 30 years across a range of settings including early childhood education, primary schools, selective high schools, and most recently, universities, where she has focussed on leadership in teaching and teacher education. In addition, she has worked in educational administration in government and undertaken project work in disability and aged services in rural and remote New South Wales, as well as research and submissions to government on disability services for children and their families in rural Victoria. Her most recent research is examining the lived experience of older Transwomen as they move from later working life to retirement and on to old age.

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Research

Dr Richardson has been involved in research related to social alienation in childhood, teacher education, and most recently the lived experience of older Transgender people.

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Professional Engagement 

  • Faculty of Education Courses Committee (1996-2000; 2005-2010; 2015 -)
  • Faculty of Education, Faculty Board (2009 – 2013; 2015 -)
  • Faculty of Education Curriculum Learning and Teaching Committee (Deputy Chair) (2015- )
  • Faculty of Education Assessment Committee (2015 - )
  • Academic Programs Committee (2009-2010)
  • CSU/GOTAFE Partnership Steering Committee (2011-2014)
  • Diploma of General Studies Course Committee (2009-2014)
  • Diploma of General Studies Assessment Committee (2012-14)
  • Faculty of Science Courses Committee (2009–2014)
  • Faculty of Science Curriculum Learning and Teaching Committee (2011-2014)
  • Faculty of Science Faculty Board (2011–2014)
  • Faculty of Science International Education and Partnerships Committee (2011-2014) (Chair)
  • International Operations & Compliance Committee (2011-2014)
  • Murray School of Education School Board (2008-2011)
  • Murray School of Education Assessment Committee (2005-2011)
  • Port Macquarie International Committee (2013-2014)
  • VET Operations & Compliance Committee (VOCC) (2011-2014)
  • Wangaratta Regional University Centre Steering Committee (2011-2014)

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Publications

  • Richardson, R. E. & Stephens, K. J. Technology and Older LGBT Australians, article submitted to Australian Ageing Agenda Magazine, Dec. 2014
  • Richardson, R. E. & Munday, J. (2013). International student mobility programs and effects on student teachers' perceptions and beliefs about education and their role as future educators, Universal Journal of Educational Research, 1 (3), 240-246.
  • Richardson, R. (2010). Social skills training with aggressive-rejected children: The use of self-as-model technique with young children. Lambert Academic Publishing: Saarbrucken, Germany.

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