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The blog that inspires leaders in the UK education sector

Ashmi Morjaria

Ashmi Morjaria is an assistant headteacher and English leader at a Harrow Primary School. She has worked to develop the creative curriculum at her school. She also enjoys coaching others to help improve teaching, learning and leadership.

Ashmi was previously an assistant producer for the BBC, Channel 4 and Nickelodeon.

Latest blog posts

Ashmi Morjaria

School leadership: for better for worse, till death do us part

I often hear colleagues talk about being 'married' to teaching. But what happens when matrimony becomes acrimony, and who can prevent it? For almost a third of teachers, the profession is a turbulent union that will end in divorce within the first five years Relationship breakdown Back in 2010,...
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From BAFTA to PGCE

People often ask me why I traded in a career of glitz and glam for the classroom. My answer is that it’s merely the best accident that ever happened to me. It feels like yesterday when I left a meeting at the BBC only to discover that the children’s department was to be relocated from London to...
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