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Pakistan beat Poland 2-1 in tense Hockey World League

Pakistan beat Poland 2-1 in tense Hockey World League Dawn: Mohammad Irfan and Mohammad Waqas were the heroes as Pakistan defeated a plucky Poland side 2-1 in their opening Hockey World League 2015 match on Saturday. Pakistan, who need to finish in the top three of the Hockey World League semi-finals table to qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympics, started ... 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 »

How Trump’s Education Department Could Actually Help Some Muslim Schools

How Trump’s Education Department Could Actually Help Some Muslim Schools When it comes to religious education, President-elect Donald Trump could be a boon not only for the groups that cheered on his campaign, like evangelical Christians, but also for those he antagonized, like Muslims. One of Trump’s signature plans for education involves expanding school voucher programs, which allow students to ... Read More »

Austrian foreign minister calls for closure of Muslim-education preschools

Austrian foreign minister calls for closure of Muslim-education preschools Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz told a local newspaper that he wants to shut down all Islamic preschools in the country, claiming that they serve as a barrier to the integration of immigrants. Replying to a question from the Kurier newspaper on whether these schools should be closed, Kurz said, “Of ... Read More »

New school to double Islamic education places in ACT

New school to double Islamic education places in ACT The number of Canberra children receiving an Islamic education is set to more than double with a new school slated for the Gungahlin region. The existing Taqwa School is planning an expansion to Moncrieff to cater for 600 students from preschool to year 10. The move to Moncrieff would see Taqwa ... Read More »

Government accuses six Islamic schools of breaching Education Act

Government accuses six Islamic schools of breaching Education Act Schools affiliated with the Australian Federation of Islamic Councils given 28 days to meet requirements or risk withdrawal of federal funding Six Islamic schools have been put on notice they could lose federal government funding after they were accused of breaching the Australian Education Act. The education minister, Simon Birmingham, said ... Read More »

Provision of Islamic education for Muslim students a constitutional right, Imam says

Provision of Islamic education for Muslim students a constitutional right, Imam says In an opinion piece, Imam Mohammad Elsadi argues that the provision of Islamic education for Muslim students attending state schools is a constitutional right as “the Maltese Constitution ensuring freedom of worship, equality among Maltese citizens and bans all kinds of discrimination based on faith, colour or race.” ... Read More »

Missing woman wanted to pursue Islamic education

Missing woman wanted to pursue Islamic education Mangaluru: A missing case has been registered by the Bekal police in Kerala’s Kasargod after a young Hindu woman left her home on July 10 leaving behind a note which said she wanted to pursue Islamic education The woman, identified as Adhira, 23, is a postgraduate student and a resident of Karippodi Kaniyambadi ... Read More »

Federal government wins right to seize Houston’s Islamic Education Center

Federal government wins right to seize Houston’s Islamic Education Center HOUSTON – Houston’s Islamic Education Center may soon need a new home, because the federal government has won the right to seize the building. After nearly two decades and close to 2,000 filings, a jury in federal District Court in New York decided Thursday the government could legally seize an ... Read More »

2nd CES/WRERU Islamic Education Summer School

2nd CES/WRERU Islamic Education Summer School Warwick Islamic Education Summer Schools The first Islamic Education Summer School, held in September 2016 at Warwick University, marked the formation of a learning community consisting of practitioners and researchers coming from diverse disciplinary backgrounds. The aim was to establish a collegial academic space within which research-based reflective practice in Islamic Education would be ... Read More »