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Al Hayat is an established centre delivering English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) courses in the UK and its founder has many years of experience in serving the community.
Tahir Hussain is a graduate in Business Studies. In 1993 He worked as a Health Education Co-ordinator for seven years with the local health authority in Lancashire. He was responsible for making health services more accessible to Black and Minority Ethic Communities, particularly drugs and HIV/AIDS awareness. Tahir also chaired the Health Authority BME Community Consultation Forum.
In 2001 Tahir spent two years working within the Criminal Justice System working with Grater Manchester Police, the Magistrates and the NHS trust. In 2002 Tahir presented his papers on “Health v Criminal Justice system” at an international conference in Delhi, India.
Tahir joined Accrington and Rossendale College in 2002 and has spent almost 9 years working within the Community development and ESOL Department. Tahir has completed his teacher training and the Level 5 Additional Diploma in Teaching ESOL.
Whilst at the college he has had many other roles including External Funding Co-ordinator and the Equality and Diversity Co-ordinator with responsibility to provide cultural training and embedding equality & diversity in all areas of the college including curriculum and policy.
In 2007 Tahir was promoted to Citizenship Manager and has been responsible for delivering all the college flagship ESOL Citizenship courses. The department was the largest provider of these courses in the North West. The college was successful in gaining the Home Office European Funding and the courses grew with over 25 tutors delivering classes across Lancashire.