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Miss Ammal Gillani
Lecturer in Education


Ammal is a Lecturer in Education and part of the English teaching team on Brunel’s Primary PGCE programme. Prior to joining Higher Education, Ammal worked for tweleve years in various inner London primary schools. During her time working in primary education, Ammal has experience of being a KS1 borough moderator, subject and senior leader, and a school-based mentor to BA and PGCE students.

Ammal’s passion and expertise lie in phonics, intervention and catch up learning across all key stages in reading, writing and maths. Ammal has also previously been employed to work with children in KS1, and specifically focused on teaching reading, writitng and maths due to the major loss of learning encountered during the pandemic. Her role there involved supporting disadvantaged pupils and those who required extra support and provision.

Before joining Brunel, Ammal was an Associate Lecturer on the PGCE Primary programme at Goldsmiths University.


MA Education, Policy and Society- King's College London

National Professional Qualification in Middle Leaders (NPQML)- Institute of Education

Postgraduate Certificate in Education- General Primary (QTS)- Goldsmiths University 

BA (Hons) Education, Culture and Society- Goldsmiths University