Abdul Chohan

Co-founder of The Olive Tree Free School, Former CEO at Essa Foundation Academies Trust, Director of ThinkSimple Ltd, Distinguished Educator

Abdul Chohan

Co-founder of The Olive Tree Free School, Former CEO at Essa Foundation Academies Trust, Director of ThinkSimple Ltd, Distinguished Educator

Biografi

Abdul Chohan is a teacher of 17 years and a school leader based in the UK. He is known for his pioneering work on mobile based learning at Essa Academy, Bolton, UK. Since then he has worked with a number of international educational organisations as well as devising learning strategies based on mobile technology platforms.

Currently he is the Director of Development for the The Olive Tree Education Trust in Bolton, UK. In addition to this he is also the Director of ThinkSimple Ltd which is a thought leadership organisation that provides support to schools and Ministries of Education, in terms of Vision and implementation.

Abdul also co-founded the very successful ‘Olive Tree Primary Free School’ in Bolton, UK that utilises the same mobile based learning approaches.

His programmes focus on the idea of ‘Changing Belief” through ‘Simplicty and Reliability’ and have extended beyond the traditional school environment to impact families and the the wider communities that the schools serve.

Abdul has engaged with a number of Ministries of Education including India, Australia, Singapore and Iceland in a range of activities including workshops and thought leadership conversations. Abdul currently supports schools in Denmark, Sweden and India with the development of a clear mobile based learning strategy.