The teacher and curriculum coordinator of the programme, Ustadh Abdul Ghafoor, has studied Arabic language for more than 13 years in the UK and in Egypt. He has had the opportunity to study with language experts including Shaykh Awadallah Al-Azhari and Shaykh Mustafa al-Ardhi amongst others benefitting from the different styles and approaches used in conventional madrassahs as well as private educational facilities. He is a qualified TEFL and PTTLS language teacher who aims to apply language-learning best practise and techniques to ensure positive outcomes for all students.
Ustadh Abdul Ghafoor is also an NLP Practitioner and Communications consultant professionally who has been coaching and advising private corporations, public sector departments and charities for more than a decade.
Throughout this period, he has remained committed to teaching, mentoring and contributing to positive initiatives which build a stronger and more cohesive community.