What is Wrong With Our Education System?
Quick question: Who discovered America? The almost guaranteed answer: Why, Columbus, of course. The bright student may even know the famous story that Columbus thought he had reached India and therefore called the people he found Indians.
If providing sound knowledge and developing critical thinking capabilities are any goals of an education system, the answer highlights the miserable failure of the education system prevalent in the Muslim world today on both counts. For no one asks the obvious: How can anyone be credited with discovering a land that was already heavily populated? Columbus was the first European to discover America,…
Kids pay well for ‘homework experts’
May 23 2014 at 11:46am
New Delhi -
School pupils in the Indian capital New Delhi are hiring “holiday homework providers” to do their assignments while they take it easy during the summer break, a report said on Friday.
Teachers may be appalled at the new form of outsourcing, but many such “experts” are in the market to help kids who despise holiday homework, the Hindustan Times daily reported.
“Leave holiday homework worries. Get holiday homework for all classes done by experts,” the report cited an advert on OLX, an advertising portal, as saying.
The providers do projects, write articles…
KZN Speech Contest Results
Association of Muslim Schools - KZN
Speech contest hosted by Nizamia Islamic School
10th May 2014
|1ST||Orient Islamic School||Aaliya Abubakr|
|2ND||Islamic Educational Centre||Sauda Milanzi|
|3RD||Port Shepstone Islamic School||Sabiha Motala|
|1ST||Orient Islamic School||Mohammed Sohail Roussoulle|
|2ND||Al Falaah College||Mohamed Tariq Joosab|
|3RD||Port Shepstone Islamic School||Muhammad Khamissa|
Coordinator : MS Saeed