My biggest satisfaction is receiving messages from students who have graduated who are putting into practice or recognising something they saw in one of our classes.

Rachel Germanier
Assistant Professor & Dissertation Coordinator
Program BBA in Global Hospitality Management
Campus Crans-Montana
Bio

Rachel has more than 20 years’ experience teaching a variety of subjects at Les Roches. She obtained both a masters and doctorate in Education from the Open University and went on to present her research into the social function of students’ classroom humour in English and French in conferences in Europe and in the United States.

She is directly involved in student-led research in Les Roches through teaching Research Methods, guiding students on their dissertation path and supervising some of the dissertation students in their final bachelor semester. Rachel also teaches a General Education subject entitled Spaces, Symbols and Relationships which encourages students to reflect on their use of space through several sociological lenses.

Last but not least, she is part of the Research Committee, heading the Scholarship for Teaching and Learning Theme.

Education

EdD in Education, Open University (UK)

My biggest satisfaction is receiving messages from students who have graduated who are putting into practice or recognising something they saw in one of our classes.