A teacher accused of trying to Islamise a Trojan Horse-linked Birmingham school will have his case reheard in a dramatic twist in the proceedings.

An eight-day disciplinary hearing against former Oldknow Academy acting principal Jahangir Akbar and Arabic teacher Asif Khan concluded last month.

Mr Khan failed to appear at the National College for Teaching & Leadership (NCTL) proceedings - despite the government body's claims that it had emailed and written to him to urge him to attend.

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