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Monthly Archives: September 2017

York school board receives human rights award from national Muslim group

York school board receives human rights award from national Muslim group National Council of Canadian Muslims awards York Region District School Board in panel discussion event on Aug. 27 The York school board is starting the new school year with a diversity accolade. The National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM) has awarded the York Region District School Board the Human ... Read More »

PM’s remarks at the Release of the Book – “Education of Muslims”

PM’s remarks at the Release of the Book – “Education of Muslims” The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today described “knowledge” (“ilm”) as the focal point of all religions. Addressing an eminent gathering of scholars, historians and diplomatic representatives at the release function of the book, “Education of Muslims: An Islamic Perspective of Knowledge and Education – Indian Context”, the ... Read More »

Muslim students lack access to Islamic education in Spain

Muslim students lack access to Islamic education in Spain MUSLIM students lack access to Islamic education in Spain. A massive 90% of Muslim students enrolled in Spanish schools have no access to Islamic religion classes, according to a Union of Islamic Communities report. In total, there are 275,324 Muslims students in Spain – making up almost 4% of the Spanish ... Read More »

Muslim group against daughters sharing washrooms

Muslim group against daughters sharing washrooms School district devising a policy on sexual orientation and gender identity A group of Muslim parents is calling on the Board of Education to ensure no transgender or gender non-conforming students end up in the same washrooms as their hijab-wearing daughters. Khalid Fatih spoke on behalf of a group of parents calling itself Muslim ... Read More »

Revealed: Private Muslim school in London had books promoting stoning people to death

Revealed: Private Muslim school in London had books promoting stoning people to death A private Muslim school has failed its Ofsted inspection after the watchdog found books promoting extreme views, including stoning people to death, in its library. Inspectors uncovered three texts at Jamiatul Ummah School in Tower Hamlets which promoted illegal punishments and inequality of women, according to their ... Read More »

Laundromat fiasco: ‘Islamic education must be improved’

Laundromat fiasco: ‘Islamic education must be improved’ KUALA LUMPUR: “Non-Muslims should be the ones afraid of being converted to Islam, but in our scenario today, it seems like Muslims themselves are afraid of non-Muslims converting to Islam.” These are the words of well known historian Prof Khoo Kay Kim in response to the a self-service laundromat in Muar which caters ... Read More »

Muslim Teachers’ Association

Muslim Teachers’ Association Read in the name of your Lord and Sustainer who created youThe Muslim Teachers Association was established in 1979 and is a non-profit making organisation run by and for Muslim teachers. We aim to be the first point of call for Muslim teachers and educators alike, as well as people interested in the education of Muslim pupils ... Read More »

Singapore Muslim community extends aid, educational opportunities to Syrian refugees

Singapore Muslim community extends aid, educational opportunities to Syrian refugees SINGAPORE- The Singapore Muslim community is contributing $342,569 to help Syrian refugees living in refugee camps and dwellings located in Jordan and Lebanon, announced the Rahmatan Lil Alamin Foundation (RLAF) in a statement on Sunday (March 26). “With severe winter conditions enveloping the region, mosques in Singapore in collaboration with ... Read More »

Muslim world failed to pay proper attention to education: President Mamnoon

Muslim world failed to pay proper attention to education: President Mamnoon ASTANA: Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain said on Sunday that the Muslim world is lagging behind and failed over the years to pay adequate attention to education. He was addressing the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation’s conference on science and technology in Astana, Kazakhstan. He said that from the determination expressed ... Read More »

New Muslim superhero is a Wonder Woman-like education warrior

New Muslim superhero is a Wonder Woman-like education warrior Active RNS subscribers and members can view this content by logging-in here. (RNS) Pakistan’s new animated television series, “Burka Avenger,” features a female Muslim teacher disguised in a tight black outfit with a cape and ninja-style head cover who throws heavy books and sharp pens at men who oppose education for ... Read More »