Education in Islamic History

From the very earliest days of Islam, the issue of education has been at the forefront at the minds of the Muslims. The very first word of the Quran that was revealed to Prophet Muhammad ﷺ was, in fact, “Read”. Prophet Muhammad ﷺ once stated that “Seeking knowledge is mandatory for all Muslims.” With such a direct command to go out and seek knowledge, Muslims have placed huge emphasis on the educational system in order to fulfill this obligation placed on them by the Prophet ﷺ.

Throughout Islamic history, education was a point of pride and a field Muslims have always excelled…

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Assalaamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh

Growing up is such a challenge. SubhanAllah. We have to cut teeth, bump our heads, scrape our knees, fall out of trees, lose teeth, break bones, deal with acne, change schools, lose friends, “fit in”, stand out… Allahul Musta’an… And then starts the real trying part… being yourself.

In Allah’s Wisdom, He has placed all these events in our lives purposefully and at the most perfect junctures, when we are ready for them. We might not have the ability to deal with new challenges straight away, but when we are ready to learn how, they…

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Please read and resolve to spread Allah's word no matter your circumstances as done by this young man. You do not know how invaluable your effort may turn out to be.

PLEASE PATIENTLY READ THRU THIS PASSAGE...

Qur'an 3:104: Let there arise amongst you a band of people inviting to all that is good and right, and
forbidding the wrong. Such are the successful ones...

Qur'an 16:125: Invite to the way of your Lord with beautiful preaching and in the best ways...
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Every Friday afternoon, after the Jumat service at the Central Mosque (and shortly after Al-Usrah
program), the Imam and his…

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Yes it’s that time of the year again when many are anxiously awaiting their results.

Some may have spent many hours putting their shoulders to the wheel burning the midnight oil while others may have been satisfied with a last minute swot hoping that the sections they have covered would constitute a major portion of the task to be assessed.


Did it ever occur to you that we are all in exam mode every second of our lives?

Allah states in Surah Mulk “ the one who created death and life that he may testyou which one of you is…

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Arabic Language

Arabic language is one of the core courses offered in almost every private full time Islamic schools in S.Africa. It is the language in which the Qur'an is written, and, therefore, a certain familiarity with Arabic is necessary for all students in Islamic schools.

Islamic schools form a permanent reservoir of Arabic language instruction in S.Africa. Long after current grants and financial support for Arabic language have dried up and disappeared, Islamic schools will continue to teach it. It is also the heritage language of many students. Right from its very inception, an Islamic school must grapple…

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About AMS South Africa

The Association of Muslim Schools (AMS) was launched in March 1989 at the Lockhat Islamia School (Al Falaah College) in Durban. Principals and members of the Board of Governors of Habibiya Islamic College, Lockhat Islamia College, Roshnee Muslim School, As­-Salaam, Lenasia Muslim School and Nur-ul-Islam School came together to form this association.

The need was felt to establish an organization to advise Muslim Schools and help them in their development at all levels.

Vision

To provide a range of quality services which will enable our schools to deliver an Islamically based-education of the highest standard and quality.

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