Al-Hijrah School

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The previous chairman of governors at an Islamic college in Birmingham has been banned from managing faculties.

Waseem Yaqub, who served on the governing board of Al-Hijrah College within the metropolis, was discovered to have engaged in inappropriate conduct which made him “unsuitable to participate within the administration of an unbiased college”.

Impartial faculties additionally embody academies or free faculties.

The prohibition order was revealed by the Division for Training (DfE).

The barring determination additionally has the impact of disqualifying him from being a governor at a maintained college.

The DfE mentioned: “The secretary of state discovered that Waseem Yaqub had engaged in conduct that’s so inappropriate that, within the opinion of the secretary of state, it makes an individual unsuitable to participate within the administration of an unbiased college.

“In his numerous roles on Al-Hijrah’s governing physique, Mr Yaqub promoted, permitted or didn’t problem insufficient monetary monitoring and decision-making on the a part of the governing physique.

“When an interim government board was appointed in June 2014, Mr Yaqub engaged in illegal conduct designed to stop its members from performing their lawful features.”

Mr Yaqub can enchantment towards the route inside three months of being knowledgeable of the DfE’s determination.

Al-Hijrah College was positioned into particular measures by the faculties watchdog, Ofsted, following an inspection in December 2013.

Ofsted rated it insufficient once more after an inspection go to in March this yr.