Kit Rackley joined WEMC after 13 years experience of teaching high-school Geography in the UK; seven of which were as a Director of Geography, leading their department to the Geographical Association’s ‘Centre of Excellence’ Award. Kit has a BSc degree in Environmental Sciences from the University of East Anglia (UEA), Norwich, UK, specialising in meteorology, climate change, scientific communication and environmental risk. They also have a Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE Secondary Geography).
Kit is a provider of teacher continuous professional development (CPD), which previously included a role as Associate Tutor for the School of Education at the University of East Anglia, and author of a number of published educational articles and resources, many of which have been given top ratings by users. In the academic year of 2017-18, Kit undertook a gap-year in the USA where they worked as an educational outreach affiliate for climate scientists based at NOAA Boulder, Colorado and as an educator and trainer at the Exploratorium Museum in San Francisco, California.
One of Kit’s roles at WEMC is to develop activities and resources to promote the learning of climate and energy for students and the general public.