Omar Murtaza

Head of Professional Development Dubai English Speaking College

Omar leads on Professional Development at Dubai English Speaking College, in this role he organises and creates bespoke training programmes, both online and offline for over 300 members of staff. Omar has been in Dubai since 2017, prior to this he was Assistant Head Teacher in a large academy trust in Nottinghamshire where he was the lead on Teaching & Learning and CPD. This role involved him working across 2 contracting schools to improve the quality of T&L and pupil progress. Omar completed his NPQSL in 2017 which focused on the creation of a proactive and reactive CPD programme across a trust. Omar is passionate about staff development and the impact that this has on wellbeing, pupil progress, staff retention and job satisfaction.

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