Rachael Jacobs

Rachael Jacobs



Dr Rachael Jacobs is a lecturer in Creative Arts Education at Western Sydney, an arts activist and community artist. She conducts research on arts for social change and decolonised approaches to embodied learning. Formerly a high school teacher, Rachael has facilitated arts projects in community settings in Australia and internationally, including in refugee communities, in prisons and in women’s refuges. She has been a consultant to the OECD in the development of the Sustainable Development Goals and to UNESCO’s International Commission on Futures of Learning. Rachael is also a freelance writer, aerial artist, South Asian dancer and choreographer. She was a founding member of the community activism group, Teachers for Refugees and runs her own intercultural dance company.

2023 Innovator Project

Fellow Cohort Members

Leadership Committee


ITAC IMPACT: Climate 2021 -22 Artists

ITAC Innovators 2021-2022


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