Miriam David

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Miriam David
Born (1945-08-09) 9 August 1945 (age 73)
Alma materUniversity of Leeds
University of London
EmployerInstitute of Education
TitleAssociate Director of Teaching and Learning Research Programme

Miriam David FRSA FAcSS (born 9 August 1945) is a British educator. She is Professor of Education at the Institute of Education, University of London and Associate Director of the Teaching and Learning Research Programme.

Education and career[edit]

David earned a BA (Hons) in Sociology in 1966 from the University of Leeds. In 1975, she earned her Ph.D in Economics of Education from the University of London. In 1993, she was elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (RSA), and in 1999 she was Elected Academician of the Academy of Learned Societies in the Social Sciences (AcSS).

David has held the following recent major positions:


In April 2016, David was one of 82 Jewish members and supporters of the Labour Party and of Jeremy Corbyn's leadership who wrote an open letter to The Guardian stating that they "do not accept that antisemitism is 'rife' in the Labour party" and that "these accusations are part of a wider campaign against the Labour leadership, and they have been timed particularly to do damage to the Labour party and its prospects in elections in the coming week."[1]


  1. ^ "Labour, antisemitism and where Jeremy Corbyn goes from here". The Guardian. 29 April 2016. Retrieved 1 June 2018.

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