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Islamic schools flourish to meet demand

Islamic schools flourish to meet demand ADemand for Islamic education in England is growing fast and schools – official and unofficial – are springing up to meet it. Now some local authorities are concerned that there is insufficient regulation At about eight o’clock on a dull autumnal morning, a mother is preparing breakfast for her young son in the kitchen ... Read More »

Education overhaul? Make Islamic studies must-pass subject, PAS tells PM

Education overhaul? Make Islamic studies must-pass subject, PAS tells PM KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 24 — PAS has urged Putrajaya today to make it compulsory for students to pass Islamic and moral studies, after Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the national education system needed a revamp. The Islamist party’s information chief Nasruddin Hassan said this would help Putrajaya tackle ... Read More »

Education Ministry: Islamic Education will help students master basics of religion

Education Ministry: Islamic Education will help students master basics of religion   PUTRAJAYA: The practical activities contained in the Islamic Education subject will provide students with a better understanding of Islam and help them be good Muslims, said the Education Ministry today. The ministry also said the subject, through proper teaching and sessions, will help students understand the basics of ... Read More »

Muslim American educators driving change in the classroom, across the country

Muslim American educators driving change in the classroom, across the country Nagla Bedir and Luma Hasan, both social studies teachers in New Jersey, co-founded Teaching While Muslim to help address some of the challenges and frustrations they experienced as students growing up as Muslim Americans. Trying to articulate a complex identity when faced with peers and educators who have a ... Read More »

Did the U.S. Education Department introduce an Islamic indoctrination program for public schools?

Did the U.S. Education Department introduce an Islamic indoctrination program for public schools? The Volusia County Republican Party says that the federal government is promoting Islam to public school children. “The United States Department of Education has introduced an Islamic indoctrination program for the public schools, called ‘Access Islam,’” states the mass email sent by the party April 2. The ... Read More »

Centre for Research and Evaluation in Muslim Education

Centre for Research and Evaluation in Muslim Education The Centre for Research and Evaluation in Muslim Education (CREME) is the first research centre of its kind in a mainstream British university. Our centre has since its inception in 2012 produced, supported and disseminated research on wide ranging issues pertaining to Muslim education including the theory of Islamic education, the role ... Read More »

Pedagogy, texts and educational thought in Muslim contexts: a reading group series

Pedagogy, texts and educational thought in Muslim contexts: a reading group series Dr Ayman Agbaria will be leading a reading group series in September and October 2018, focusing on educational thought and practice in Muslim contexts, through a close reading of classical texts from Muslim history. The sessions will be based on he English language translations of these texts. The ... Read More »

Calls grow for U.N. action on China’s Muslim ‘re-education camps’

Calls grow for U.N. action on China’s Muslim ‘re-education camps’ GENEVA (Reuters) – France and Germany have called on China to close “re-education camps” in its restive far western region of Xinjiang where up to one million Uighurs and other Muslims are thought to be held for political indoctrination as pressure grows for UN action. Reports of mass detentions and ... Read More »

Suit accuses Weber State of discrimination against Muslim faculty member

The suit accuses Weber State of discrimination against the Muslim faculty member Tauriq Hussain Shah said his supervisor called Muslim prayer rugs “flying carpets,” complained about Ramadan and allowing prayer breaks, and once said he planned to have a “come to Jesus or Allah or whatever he believes in or Abraham meeting” with a Muslim student. “Weber State did not ... Read More »

China Is Detaining Muslims in Vast Numbers. The Goal: ‘Transformation.

China Is Detaining Muslims in Vast Numbers. The Goal: ‘Transformation. HOTAN, China — On the edge of a desert in far western China, an imposing building sits behind a fence topped with barbed wire. Large red characters on the facade urge people to learn Chinese, study law and acquire job skills. Guards make clear that visitors are not welcome. Inside, ... Read More »