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Rachel Shanks, Dr

Senior Lecturer in Education at University of Aberdeen

Rachel Shanks is a senior lecturer in education at the University of Aberdeen. In the 1990s she was a law lecturer and then worked for the TUC on its Bargaining for Skills project. She has also been a community education tutor and worked in the voluntary sector as an employment rights adviser. She moved into education research after doing a funded PhD on how new teachers learn in the workplace. Her current research is focused on children’s rights in education and school uniform/dress code policies.

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