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Veena Malik seeks to join Jamia Binoria for Islamic education

Veena Malik seeks to join Jamia Binoria for Islamic education KARACHI: Lollywood actor Veena Malik said on Saturday that she would like to join Jamia Binoria al Aalmia to receive education from the Islamic institute. “I had started reading Islamic books given to me by Junaid Jamshed when I was expecting after which I decided that one day I will ... Read More »

Islamic education methods need to be more closely scrutinised, writes Rita Panahi

Islamic education methods need to be more closely scrutinised, writes Rita Panahi IT’S time we took a closer look at the conduct and curriculum of Islamic schools. There are around 30,000 Australian children enrolled in Islamic schools across the country and they deserve better than to have their education corrupted by religious doctrine that intrudes on every facet of their ... Read More »

Disability inclusive education in Indonesian Islamic education institutions

Disability inclusive education in Indonesian Islamic education institutions Article by: Dina Afrianty (Australian Catholic University) & Karen Soldatic (Western Sydney University) Contrary to popular Western belief, the Indonesia Islamic education system and its schooling institutions have remained an important counter institution to processes of colonisation, while adopting elements of western education system. Emerging in the late nineteenth century in a ... Read More »

Islamic scholar: Religious education improving in schools

Islamic scholar: Religious education improving in schools OREM — Twenty years ago, elementary and high school textbooks contained fairly secular and even slightly negative views about religion, often painting Mormonism as a “sect” and glossing over the Islamic faith entirely. But since the 1990s, when schools and states began to implement more content standards, religious representation in K-12 classrooms has ... Read More »

The Fear of Islam in Tennessee Public Schools

The Fear of Islam in Tennessee Public Schools Concerns about religious indoctrination have emerged in several overwhelmingly white, Christian counties. Why? Williamson County, Tennessee, embodies demographic stereotypes about the South: The county just south of Nashville is overwhelmingly white, Christian, and Republican. But this fall, a curious controversy emerged there. Parents and school-board members have voiced worries about alleged Islamic ... Read More »

Islamic educational consultant makes successful bid on YDC complex

Islamic educational consultant makes successful bid on YDC complex SHENANGO TWP. — A New Jersey-based Islamic educational consulting firm placed the high bid for the former Youth Development Center property owned by the state. The state Department of General Services reported Thursday that it had accepted a $400,000 bid from Hira Educational Services of North America for the former YDC ... Read More »

Muslim Educational Trust celebrates new community center on Scholls Ferry Road

Muslim Educational Trust celebrates new community center on Scholls Ferry Road construction, the new Muslim Educational Trust school and community center on Scholls Ferry Road was opened to the public last week, with a grand opening on Friday that included more than 30 speeches from elected officials, religious leaders and community members. Part mosque, part school, part community center and ... Read More »

Revitalising the Ecological Ethics of Islam by Way of Islamic Education

The Muslim gender gap in educational attainment is shrinking On average, Muslim men around the world have more formal schooling than women, a fact well-known by Nobel Peace Prize-winner Malala Yousafzai and other Muslim activists for female education. But while the Muslim gender gap in education remains large, relative to most other major religious groups, it has narrowed in recent ... Read More »

‘Radicalisation risk’ at six Muslim private schools, says Ofsted

‘Radicalisation risk’ at six Muslim private schools, says Ofsted Pupils at six small Muslim private schools in east London are at risk of extremist views and radicalisation, says Ofsted’s chief inspector. Sir Michael Wilshaw said the pupils’ “physical and educational welfare is at serious risk” following a series of emergency inspections. He said all the schools focused too heavily on ... Read More »

Media, Education and Anti-Americanism in the Muslim World

Media, Education and Anti-Americanism in the Muslim World Abstract Recent surveys in the United States and the Muslim world show widespread misinformation about the events of September 11, 2001. Using data from 9 predominantly Muslim countries, we study how such beliefs depend on exposure to news media and levels of education. Standard economic theory would predict that increased access to ... Read More »