Katharine Birbalsingh is Britain’s most outspoken and controversial teacher. Educated at a comprehensive school, she earned a degree in philosophy and modern languages at Oxford University and has taught for over a decade in inner-city schools. Her book To Miss with Love, published by Penguin, exposes the reality of inner-city schools and the problems with the education system. Katharine now writes regularly for the Telegraph and has given evidence at the Commons select committee for education. Her views have sparked a national debate. Katharine is now setting up a free school, the Michaela Community School, in south London.
To Miss with Love (Penguin, 2011)