New Textbooks, New Challenges

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Islamic Studies as a subject is very dear to our hearts. It doesn’t matter whether you are a teacher or a parent or a student, Islam is important and extremely significant to all of us.

Important, not because you learn it as a subject in school. Important, not because you teach it as its’ subject teacher. It is significant and vital for our very existence.

It is a life-oriented subject. Not something you teach for time-pass or you learn it just because you live in U.A.E and that you are forced to study this subject in school!!

Right from the inception, the Government of the U.A.E has been very keen in imparting Islamic Education to all Muslim students studying in all schools in the UAE.  Continue reading

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Authors’ Introduction to the New Islamic Textbooks

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The Ministry of Education has introduced new Islamic Books in the U.A.E for non-Arabic speaking students.  The books are very good, alhamdulillaah.

You can know a lot about the new books from the detailed explanation given by the authors themselves. Presenting here the Authors’ Introduction…

“Praise be to Allah, the Almighty, the most Generous, who taught by the pen, taught man that which he knew not. Peace and blessings be on the Messenger of mercy to all nations, our master Muhammad, peace be upon him and his family and companions.

This is the Islamic Education book, which we present to our beloved students, and we pray to Allah that our children will benefit from it; He is the All-Hearing, and the One Who Responds.

The structure of this book is based on units: Each unit includes various subjects representing the fields and themes of the Curriculum in an integrated manner, including Divine Revelation, Islamic faith, Islamic values and Morals, Rules and Purposes of Islam, Biography of the Prophet and Personalities, Identity and Contemporary issues. Continue reading