Rachael Archer

Rachael Archer

Since joining CFE Research in 2015, Rachael has been responsible for managing research into the further education (FE) and skills sector. This includes a number of evaluations of the government’s changes to FE policy, for instance its FE reforms programme, area reviews of FE provision, and apprenticeship reforms, as well as an impact study for the sector’s independent think tank, the Further Education Trust for Leadership.

Experienced in managing teams conducting both qualitative and quantitative research methods, Rachael is also skilled in handling and analysing large datasets using SPSS and is a trained user of the survey programming software Confirmit.