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Sajid Gulzar OBE


Kings’ School Al Barsha

Sajid has served in various leadership roles, including headteacher, principal, and executive director, in both primary and secondary schools. He began his first headship in 2009 and was most recently the founding CEO of a multi-academy trust in the UK. Sajid has a deep understanding of school improvement as well as the systems and processes required to run a school effectively. In 2015, he was appointed a ‘National Leader of Education’ and has supported schools to improve their standard of education ever since.

He has inspected for Ofsted, worked internationally leading a teacher development project, and served as an advisor to the Department for Education. Sajid’s significant contribution to education has been acknowledged by the educational community and beyond and was honoured to be awarded the Order of the British Empire (OBE) by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in 2019.


31 October, 2023 | 15:45 to 16:30
Panel Discussion: Education for the future, are we there yet?

A panel discussion that identifies what the latest global education trends tell us, where are the bright sparks and how can we translate that to varying contexts.