-Kate Birch-


Kate Birch is the Deputy Principal for MEF IS Primary School. She has lived in Turkey with her husband and two children for 4 years and is very proud to have been part of the MEF community during this time.

Kate was born and raised in the UK. She has Qualified Teacher’s Status (QTS) and 18 years of experience, both in teaching and school leadership roles. Kate has a BA Honours in Educational Studies and IT from the University North London, as well as a postgraduate certificate in Bilingualism and in Special Educational Needs. Kate also obtained a Certificate in Widening Leadership from the Institute of Education in London and has undertaken senior leadership roles, including being Head of Pupil Support and Child Protection. Kate is committed to inclusive, quality education for all and wants to promote independent and resilience among learners. In her spare time, Kate enjoys yoga, travelling and spending time with her family.