Students at the Michaela school (Martin Godwin / The Guardian).
July 19, 2022| Member Event | Boca Raton, FL

Educational Fundamentals and Academic Success

Event Overview

Please join us for a 6:00 P.M. ET reception with Ms. Katharine Birbalsingh—founder and headmistress of Michaela Community School in Wembley Park, London. Known for its tough-love behavior systems, knowledge curriculum, and teaching of kindness and gratitude, Michaela demonstrates how teaching fundamentals rather than ideology propels the most disadvantaged forward into academic success. We hope you will join us to hear Katharine share her captivating story of building a new school in an environment hostile to educational alternatives. Dinner to follow.


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Boca Raton, FL

Featured Speaker

A photo of Ms. Katharine Birbalsingh CBE

Ms. Katharine Birbalsingh CBE

Founder and Headmistress of Michaela Community School

Ms. Katharine Birbalsingh CBE is the founder and headmistress of Michaela Community School, a charter school established in Wembley Park, London. She has been identified as among the twenty most influential figures in British education and was awarded the Contrarian Prize. She is the author of several books; her most recent, The Power of Culture, was published in 2020. Her work and pedagogy is analyzed in the 2022 Michaela documentary, The Strictest Headmistress in Britain. She is also chair of the Social Mobility Commission and was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2020 Birthday Honours.

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