About Us

Muslim Learner Services aims to:

  • Promote a greater understanding of Islam in schools and colleges to foster better relationships between learners of all faiths and no faith
  • Help learners understand how to keep themselves safe from radicalisation and extremism
  • Support learners’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development, so that they are well prepared to respect others and contribute to wider society and life in Britain today

Our Team

Imran Kotwal BA (HONS), PGCE, MBA

Imran is a qualified teacher with a track record of being an outstanding classroom practitioner. He is a Hafidh al Qur’an and can lead Muslims in prayers. Imran’s school assemblies and workshops have received excellent reviews from headteachers. He has supported a number of SACREs, Diocesan Bodies and MATs in leading Islam CPD for Primary School RE Leads and teachers. Imran served as head of a highly successful multi-faith chaplaincy team as well as leading Muslim students in Friday prayers at Salford City College for over ten years. Imran’s faith and cultural awareness work has been praised in Ofsted reports. He has previously trained and worked as an Ofsted inspector (AI). Imran is the Muslim representative for the Standing Advisory Council for Religious Education (SACRE) in Salford.

Umm Hani BA (Hons)

Umm Hani is an Alimah (Islamic and Arabic Studies graduate) and currently,  is the headteacher of an Independent Muslim School in the North of England. Prior to this, Umm Hani was the headteacher of a popular Muslim supplementary school, providing Islamic and Arabic education to over 200 Muslim children aged 4-16. In her spare time, she enjoys creating Islamic art using Arabic calligraphy.