Ms Rebecca Smith


My current responsibilities include the development and implementation of the Teacher Apprenticeship Programme, supervising Assessment Only applicants and working on the PGCE Top-up Programme.

I first joined Kingston University in 2016, working as Deputy Director, Secondary Phase PGCE Programme Leader.  I previously worked on the Teach First Programme at UCL Institute of Education and at London Metropolitan University where I was Modern Languages PGCE Course Leader and the coordinator for Secondary Partnership.

Before working in teacher education I worked in secondary education as a modern languages teacher for fifteen years.  Additional school responsibilities included the roles of School Coordinator for the Gifted and Talented Programme and Head of the Modern Languages Faculty.

Academic responsibilities

Senior lecturer


  • MA in Education Middlesex University
  • Post Graduate Certificate Teaching and Learning in Higher Education
  • PGCE Languages (Secondary) UCL Institute of Education London
  • BA Hons French University of Sheffield