Rachel Paling

Efficient Language Coaching Founder and Director​

Rachel Marie Paling is an International Game Changer in Education, in particular, the education of languages. She has created the method and approaches Neurolanguage Coaching ® which incorporates professional coaching and principles of neuroscience into the learning process.

She coaches and trains teachers worldwide, transforming them into certified and ICF accredited Neurolanguage coaches and has created the Neurolanguage Coach ® network with over 1500 NL Coaches in just over 70 countries worldwide and is now bringing the approach to schools and institutions over the world through her licensed trainers.

Rachel started teaching language at the age of 17 and has a BA Honours in Law and Spanish, MA in Human Rights, she is a qualified UK lawyer, MA in Applied Neuroscience and a PCC ICF Life Coach. She is the author of the books Neurolanguage Coaching ® and Brain-friendly Grammar and has written numerous blog articles about learning, coaching and neuroscience. She has spoken at many international conferences and ELC was awarded the Bronze Award at the Reimagine Education Awards 2019 in the Science in Learning category.

Rachel Paling

She is dedicated to the shift in education and has established an educational foundation to bring coaching, neuroscience and heart science into educational processes.

Rachel owns the intellectual property associated with Efficient Language Coaching, Neurolanguage Coaching ® and other associated brands, methods and materials. She owns the Efficient Langauge Coaching ®, NeuroHeart Education®, Neurolanguage Collective ®, Neurolanguage Coaching ® and ELC Language Coaching Certification ® trademarks. All trademarks are registered in the US, UK and EU.

In 2020, Brainz Magazine put Rachel in their top 500 Companies, Entrepreneurs, Influential Leaders and Business Owners recognized for their entrepreneurial success, achievements or dedication to helping others.

Professional Certified Coach (PCC)

ICF Credential-holders are part of a self-regulating group of elite coaches who provide accountability to clients and the coaching profession as a whole. They pursue and complete rigorous education and practice requirements that provide unquestioned legitimacy to their commitment to excellence in coaching.

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Neurolanguage Coaching ®: Brain Friendly Language Learning 

It seems that every day an exciting new discovery is made about the human brain. Neurolanguage Coaching® is a model that brings together crucial findings in the fields of neuroscience and integrates these into a coaching process to revolutionise language learning as we know it. 


Brainz Magazine Global 500

Selected by Brainz Magazine as one of a total of 500 Companies, Entrepreneurs, Influential Leaders and Business Owners recognized for their entrepreneurial success, achievements or dedication to help others.

Science of Learning Award 2020 - Bronze

Award-Winning Company Enhancing Communication and Cross-cultural Performance Within International Teams.

Brainz Magazine Crea Award

This award is proudly presented to the honoree by the Brainz Magazine Selection Committee, in recognition for their creative and innovative ideas, adaptability in business, or for their contributions to sustainability and mental health projects.

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