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ITEP C103M: Encouraging Inquiry in Islamic Education

Assalamualaikum WBT. Teacher and friends. Sheikh Ramzy’s lecture this week reminds me to what we discussed in C101K (or C101M) regarding indoctrination in faith based school and curriculum. After consulting and debating Neil Burtonwood’s and Michael Hand’s articles, we came to a solid conclusion that Islam is not an indoctrination, and therefore, all aspects of …

THE BEST EDUCATION SYSTEM IN THE WORLD? MYTHS AND REALITIES

INTRODUCTION Searching the best education system has a long historical background, highlighted by what Marc-Antoine Jullien de Paris (1775-1848) presented in his Esquisse (A Sketch and Preliminary View of a Work on Comparative Education. It was first published anonymously in a Swiss journal, Bibliotheque Universelle des Sciences, Belles Lettres et Arts (Geneva) in 1816 [i]. …

ITEP Week #10: Islamic Education vs Muslim Education

This week, we are required to read Farid Panjwani’s  “The” Islamic” in Islamic Education: Assessing the Discourse.”Current Issues in Comparative Education 7, no. 1 (2004): 19-29.  The article is available at eric.ed.gov Assalamualaikum wa Rahmatullah wa Barakatuh. Brothers, sisters and teachers, I believe that Farid Panjwani in his article title ‘The ‘Islamic’ in Islamic Education: Assessing the Discourse’ …