Abdul Chohan is the CEO of the Essa Academies Trust in Bolton. A chemistry teacher by profession, he was instrumental in the turnaround of a failing school in his local community - the school his parents went to and made sure he didn’t go to. The first project of its kind in the UK, students were each given a mobile device (originally an iPod touch, they now use iPads) and technology was embedded in the remodel of the school buildings themselves.
HundrED is designed to help Finland maintain it's reputation at the forefront of education.
Over the next two years we will interview 100 global thought leaders, create 100 case studies of exciting education happenings worldwide, and trial 100 new innovations in schools in Finland over the course of one year. Our findings will be shared with the world for free.