Anastasia de Waal is Deputy Director and Director of Family and Education at the think tank Civitas. Anastasia is a qualified primary school teacher, specifically trained for inner-city teaching and with experience of teaching in London’s East End. A regular contributor to broadcast and print media, her publications include Inspection, Inspection, Inspection, Second Thoughts on the Family and Inspecting the Inspectorate. She is Chair of Parentline Plus, a board member of Women’s Parliamentary Radio and a panellist for the Observer
Second Thoughts on the Family (Civitas, 2008)
Inspection, Inspection, Inspection: how OfSted crushes independent schools and independent teachers (Civitas, 2006)
Rethinking Freedom in an Illiberal Age
"Only the Battle of Ideas could provide the platform for a discussion about a GCSE Science exam where the atmosphere was so electric. It felt like a battle for the soul of British education."
Philip Walters, chairman, Rising Stars educational publishers