Amjad qualified as a Mathematics teacher in 1983 and worked mainly in State Schools based in London. For the past 12 years he has been closely involved with Independent Islamic schools at various different levels, having served as a headteacher in both primary and secondary schools.
Amjad is currently the Chair of the ‘Head Teachers’ Forum’ for Nida Trust, an educational charity focusing on underachieving communities, namely; Turkish, Bangladeshis, Somali and Pakistani, in both London and the West Midlands.
The main focus of the Nida Trust’s work is raising the aspiration and achievement of people through educating and empowering the youth, teachers and parents.
More recently he conducted research entitled ‘A Challenge for Islamic School Leaders: Developing Young Critical Thinkers’ for his Masters in Education Management.
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