About Me

Abid has been working in schools & EdTech for over 18 years. As the IT Director for Newham Community Learning, he leads on digital strategy, cyber security and delivery of all digital learning experiences for the Trust.

Abid is a Google Certified Trainer & Innovator. Abid is also leader of the Google Educator Group, GEG UK. During the height of the global pandemic, Abid collaborated with other Innovators and leading educators from around the world to help found the Global GEG.

Abid has presented and spoken at many conferences and events globally. In recognition of his efforts in helping to improve digital outcomes for learners, he was awarded the title of EduFuturists Network Manager of the Year 2020 and also named in the 2020 EdTech50 “Ones to Note”. 

Abid is a passionate advocate for sustainable digital transformation in schools. He was described by one of his fellow innovators as “a natural positive force and dreamer with 10X ideas”.