Ms Danielle Chavrimootoo


With over twenty years' experience in a variety of roles both academic and professional services in Further and Higher Education. My background is teaching Health and Social Care in Further Education. In 2009 I moved into Higher Education as Course Leader for The BA Education Studies Degree and teaching on the PGCE in Post Compulsory Education. I previously worked at Liverpool John Moores University as Inclusive Curriculum Practices Officer leading the institutional work in developing the Inclusive Curriculum Strategy. I also worked at The University of Manchester as Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Partner for The Faculty of Biology Medicine and Health. I joined Kingston University in 2019 I lead the Inclusive Teaching and Learning Projects Workstream. My role involves supporting academics in developing the skills, competencies, and knowledge to develop antiracist pedagogy, decolonial curriculum praxis and culturally responsive pedagogy. I develop projects to support reducing the awarding gap between Black and White students. In addition, I am the Equality and Diversity Lead for the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Lancaster University.  I lead a programme of change to improve equity and inclusion for Clinical Psychology trainees to ensure fair access to training across protected characteristics and recognises the impact of socio-economic status as an intersectional disadvantage.  I chair the Anti Racism Action Group and I am a member of the university Equality and Diversity Committee. I am currently a Doctorate Candidate at Lancaster University my thesis examines "Developing Decolonial Curriculum Praxis with Academic Developers".  In addition to my role at Lancaster I am Director of Dorcas Inclusive Education Consultancy. I support organisations in advancing equality, diversity and inclusivity drawing on theory of change which result in organisational change. I also am a Board Member of St Augustine's Asylum Seeker and Refugee Centre and I chair the EDI Committee. 

Academic responsibilities

Senior Lecturer in Teaching and Learning


  • MA Racism Ethnicity Disability
  • PGDIP Education
  • PGCERT Health and Social Care
  • PGCE Post Compulsory Sector and Training
  • BSC Applied Social Studies
  • Certificate in Personnel and Development