Expert Biography

An experienced teacher has taught in schools in London for twenty years.  Anjum has also been involved in advising the Chinese government on implementing creativity and alternative curriculums for students across the ability spectrum. Her experience has spanned from teaching children of underprivileged backgrounds and placing them at Oxbridge and Russell group universities, her ability to see the potential in all the young people throughout her career has ensured that students have fought the odds and go on to fulfil their potential, beyond even their own ambitions. A recent student has just interned as the first female Somali intern at Number 10 Downing street. Anjum has developed and delivered materials for schools to use on Islamaphobia. Anjum’s has recently written for TES (Times Education Supplement), on issues ranging from Prevent in schools to Homework and its impact on family life. A recent project has been devised through the Institute of Education and University College London titled ‘Dwelling Together’ or. ‘Dwelling in Diversity’. This culminated in the creation of a short film which has been devised to use as a training tool and a resource for schools when discussing the ideas around race and diversity. Recent work has also included co-founding AVOW (Advancing the Voices of Women), and also Hijabi Half Hour podcasts, ITV and LBC news interviews alongside BBC Radio Asian Network discussions.

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  • 07747187037
  • Teacher/Writer/Broadcaster : Teacher Hug Radio, Podcast Hijabi Half Hour
  • Education, Muslim women, current affairs