Katharine Carruthers

Katharine Carruthers is a familiar name to Mandarin school teachers in the UK and to increasingly greater numbers across the globe. She is the Director of the UCL IOE Confucius Institute for Schools, directs the UK’s Mandarin Excellence Programme (MEP), and is an international expert on the teaching of Chinese and about China in schools. Katharine is an experienced teacher and examiner for Chinese, over recent years she has created and developed the popular Mandarin Chinese PGCE course at the UCL Institute of Education.