Rachel Beddoes

Rachel Beddoes

Rachel is the Careers Lead for the Advanced Mathematics Support Programme (AMSP), having previously taught maths for 20+ years.

Rachel received her BSc (Hons) Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics from Exeter University in 1992, then after a few years as a statistician in the energy sector she gained her Post Graduate Certificate of Education from Bristol University in 1996 and began teaching maths in secondary schools.

During the last 5 or so years of teaching she was also a STEM Coordinator, working with even more students and businesses convincing them of the utility of maths through its various applications and the different careers that studying STEM subjects could possibly lead to. In October 2015 Rachel won The Joan Sjøvoll Award for STEM Leadership (including a trip to CERN) and in March 2017 her school won the Young Engineers ‘Inspiring Futures through Engineering Engagement’.

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