Teach Secondary had five categories at the heart of secondary teaching and learning – curriculum impact, assessment, safeguarding, SEND and CPD – and compiled a shortlist of 30 finalists; six per category.
Amjad Ali is a teacher, trainer, TEDx speaker and senior leader. He has delivered CPD to all sectors in education from trainee teachers to CEOs, executive and headteachers, both in the UK and internationally, covering a range of topics. He has worked with over 100 schools and 1000s of students.
Amjad has spent his teaching career working in challenging, diverse schools. He is a qualified, practising SENCO and is also trained as an Advanced Skills Teacher in Teaching and Learning. Before stepping into the world of education, he spent time as Play Worker and Learning Support Assistant in Young Offenders Institutes.
Amjad has previously co-organised some of the country’s largest teachmeets such as #TMOxford and #TMLondon. He also presents keynotes and offers workshops and inspirational addresses at various educational events such as the Telegraph Education Festival, #NRocks #SRocks, Northern Learning Conference and many others all around the United Kingdom. Amjad's sharing 'portfolio' involves the setting up international initiatives such as #TwitterCoachingED and #CultureBoxED.
Most recently he co-founded #BAMEed a grass-roots movement aimed at ensuring our diverse communities are represented as a substantive part of the education workforce for teachers and leaders in education.
Amjad is ambitious and committed to making a difference to the education system. He is a current teacher, who then shares what works in an engaging and easy to understand format. Amjad also writes a reflective blog entitled NewToThePost where he discusses many elements of his leadership and experience.
He currently works four days a week in a start-up secondary school and offers CPD/INSET on his other day.
In this webinar, Amjad Ali will explore the benefits of developing an effective catch-up strategy built on delivering quality tuition in smaller groups, focusing on individual learner needs and supporting those pupils who need additional support.
In this webinar, Amjad Ali will explore how schools can begin their preparations around welcoming new pupils into Year 7, how they can ensure a smooth transition and what actions they can take to implement any necessary catch-up plans.