eCL#4: Questions about Islam; a ready-to-use 37-card set

Of general interest to any RE teacher in KS2+ dealing with Islam, and especially to attendees at the CPD course Islam in RE: Religious Literacy & Controversy Through Enquiry and the Ihsan Mosque Enquiry & Immersion field trips, now finally available to primary schools after the Islam Awareness Week pilot.  The latest edition of cooperativelearning.works newsletter,  eCL,  is a 37 card… Continue Reading →

All in the (Islamic Awareness) Week’s work

Next week will see a breakdown of each of the these educational events for the benefit of attendees and third parties. In summary: Monday 16 March: “Healing Fractures II” Educators’ Workshop  Beyond Birmingham? Through shared insights of seasoned Muslim alternative educators, RE teachers, researchers and representatives from statutory bodies, this full-day ‘knowledge café’ aimed to let Muslim… Continue Reading →

Save £125 on Islam Awareness Week CPD in Norwich

I am very pleased to announce  that private sponsors of the Islam Awareness Week 2015 programme at Ihsan Mosque has made it possible to make “Islam in RE: Religious Literacy & Controversy Through Enquiry” available to teachers at only £75. As this full day course to RE/Humanities teachers is normally £200 per head, this means school saves £125 by booking… Continue Reading →

Islam Awareness Week 2015 programme in Norwich

Islam Awareness Week 2015 is from March 17 to 23.  Ihsan Mosque marks the occasion with four events of special interest to educators: . Programme [  download as pdf  ] . Monday 16 March: “Healing Fractures II” Educators’ Workshop is a full-day event, led by Ibrahim Lawson, which aims at inspiring and enlightening relevant professionals in the education sector… Continue Reading →

ISIS for Secondary RE teachers: A deeper look at Islamist/modernist reform

Of interest to RE teachers in Secondary schools looking for vital background insight into modernist reforms in the Muslim world and their connection to media-hot Islamist movements such as Isis, my most recent paper “Islamising the State – The Last Oxymoron of 19th Century Reform?” has just been published. (For academics on ResearchGate, follow related publications there. For those without a Research gate… Continue Reading →

Islamic Education Conference#2; Quotes from the seminar

“We need a paradigm shift,” as Ashfaque Chowdhury, Chairman of the Association of Muslim Schools, said in his  introduction and indeed what we have outlined in the previous post is a very tall order. In the following posts I want to look at the aims of Islamic education in the UK as outlined by speakers and delegates and  share some related paragraphs from… Continue Reading →

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