Pat Harris

Born in Scotland, Pat Harris trained as both a nursery and a primary school teacher. After teaching in Scotland for four years, she moved to London where she has taught in a wide variety of schools in North London over the past 25 years.

She currently specialises in issues of children’s language. She contributed to both editions of the popular New Beacon Calendar of Black Children in Britain. She has been a consistent supporter of, and volunteer worker at, New Beacon Books.