Katharine Birbalsingh

Katharine Birbalsingh

‘It is only when one tries to do good that one discovers just how many people will try to prevent one’s sucess’

Why should ethnic minorities be castigated for voting Conservative when the Left have betrayed them educationally?

‘The madness of the education debate has reached a point where NUT members would prefer to see a school building sold to a capitalist developer rather than see a free school succeed’

‘The opposition to free schools can be intimidating—you’d think we were building nuclear bombs, not setting up a school’

Low academic standards are producing undisciplined young people. The English Baccalaureate (EBac) offers a renewed rigour

The teaching unions don’t care about teachers or children. They care only about themselves. The result is a broken education system

With the State System failing our children, only free schools can provide an affordable, quality education for all

The education system’s emphasis on skills and “learning to learn” denies the truth that acquiring knowledge teaches children to think

Thrown out of her school after addressing the Conservative Party conference, this teacher explains her change of mind