I am Amjad Ali


To link to my previous story here... I will write this post as a 'freestyle'. 4 bars per question.

Play an instrumental beat as you read this. Try this one here. (Beat comes in at 18 seconds!)

Or listen to me RAPPING this... Click HERE

1. What's my job title and where do I work?

I am in charge of inclusion, which is a job that shouldn't be needed. For we all oppose exclusion. So I run a mob that wants inequality- stampeded. 

2. What am I currently working on?

I work in the dreamy, spires of Oxford. On SEN & PP, which requires written record.

I judge the impact of proposals on interventions. I base them on research, and some experimentation.

3. Where have I come from?

I come from a family of success with no education. I am the first of the rest who's gone through a graduation. 

I base my job on a love for children and their learning. It was bewildering, how much I have always had this yearning. 

4. What gets me up in the morning?

The thought of reaching my end goal. I have always wanted to lead, not be a part of a shoal.

I want to make my mummy proud, from 9 months in her tummy all the way to now. 

5. What keeps me awake at night?

The noise of what I would like to achieve, the thoughts and ploys that I weave 

I also stress about the mess of less, the press of progress to which I obsess.

6. Who inspires me? 

I value input and thoughts from many around, whatever the avenue, if they taught and fought and raised their sound from the ground. 


Follow me on Twitter- @astsupportaali 

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Amjad Ali

Amjad Ali

AHT with responsibility for Inclusion. Seeking equity for/from all in/with education.

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Leah Sharp Leah Sharp @leahmoo 2 years ago
Can't help but read this in my head like a rapper - great insight into what makes you tick :)
Jennifer Hart Jennifer Hart @jenniferhart 2 years ago
You've had three pics in 15 mins.... Can't quite make up your mind?!
Amjad Ali Amjad Ali @astsupportaali 2 years ago
Does it show? Oops! It was saying 'error' (probably don't scare the world with that pic!)
Krishna Popat Krishna Popat @kpsychteacher 2 years ago
What an excellent way to show a little bit more about yourself! Your going to have people trying to rap whilst reading.. :)
Cat Findlay Cat Findlay @cataline 2 years ago
Love this! Very creative.
Mike Watson Mike Watson @mikewatsed 2 years ago
Great way to write it.
Just like Snoopy the Dog. ;0)
[Retired Colleague] [Retired Colleague] [Retired Colleague] 2 years ago
A really good read, enjoyed it!
Natalie Scott Natalie Scott @nataliescott 2 years ago
Love love love this. I was the first girl in my family to make it to Uni so am also pretty passionate about learning. I'm also lucky enough to have a very proud mum watching me too!
Julia  Slade Julia Slade @missslade 2 years ago
I am also the first in my family to get a degree and have a proud mum. Enjoyed reading this - made me smile!
Nicola Darling Nicola Darling @nicd 2 years ago
This made me smile too! I love the creative way you've put this together! The thought of reaching my end goal helps me to get up in the morning too - just great.
Julia  Slade Julia Slade @missslade 2 years ago
Might need to be on the laptop not my phone to do that. Will try it though. Intriguing...
Mike Watson Mike Watson @mikewatsed 2 years ago
Wouldn't play for me.
Said it didn't exist.
Claire Bracher Claire Bracher @missb 2 years ago
LOVE THIS!!!! Simply fantastic ;-) do another one haha ;-)
Tarjinder Gill Tarjinder Gill @gillt 2 years ago
Brilliant - loved reading this!!
Kay Ford Kay Ford @kay 2 years ago
Enjoyed your post! Looking forward to more :)
Natalie Scott Natalie Scott @nataliescott 2 years ago
@astsupportaali hell yes I played the tune. If you weren't so fab I'd say you were too cool for school. As it is your school is blessed having you and the old school beat works beautifully. I'll give you 9/10 (no one is perfect but 9 is pretty close) xx
Flora RH Richards Flora RH Richards @cupacoco 2 years ago
@astsupportaali can all your posts be in the 'Rap-Stylee' or maybe your next teachmeet could be hosted as a rap battle?
Fab post, really fun! Thank you!
Ben Waldram Ben Waldram @mrwaldram 2 years ago
Dude, I like this, you are a rapping-master.
Ben Waldram Ben Waldram @mrwaldram 2 years ago
Describe battle exactly...
Amjad Ali Amjad Ali @astsupportaali 2 years ago
You and Lockyer against Rory and I...
freestyle insults- clean!
Ben Waldram Ben Waldram @mrwaldram 2 years ago
Chips & Gravy finished... what am I doing now?
Amjad Ali Amjad Ali @astsupportaali 2 years ago
Right! Lets go!
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