In this episode of Word Up with Helen Prince, Helen and Baasit Siddiqui chat about his time as a teacher and his journey to becoming one of our favourite Gogglebox regulars.
As well as being a professional educator, Baasit has been helping to support his daughter’s home learning during school closures. Baasit talks about the remote learning strategies his child’s school used to help build pupils’ vocabulary, as well as the positive experience of seeing his daughter learn through play during lockdown.
Baasit Siddiqui is the managing director of Siddiqui Education Ltd. Baasit’s passion is to educate, motivate and build aspirations of disadvantaged school children across the nation, using his unique experiences and connections as an educator, entertainer and entrepreneur.
Further reading and support:
- Visit our wellbeing hub for support for parents and teachers.
- Read our Numicon guide for parents.
- Find advice and support for parents and carers to help close the word gap at home.