- Category: Articles
The Arabic Committee of the Association of Muslim Schools (SA) held their annual Conference of teachers of Arabic at the Orient Islamic School, Durban on the 15 and 16 February 2018.
The conference which was attended by 40 teachers of Arabic from KZN, Gauteng, Eastern Cape and Western Cape focused on preparing candidates who take Arabic as a subject for the National Senior Certificate examinations as well as on the latest teaching approaches in making Arabic accessible for learners in Muslim schools.
Among the speakers at the conference were Moulana Hashim Kathrada, from Tshwane Muslim School and chairman of the…
- Category: General
Muslim Schools are complex institutions, comprising many dimensions and facets. From the members of the Boards of Governors, the management, the staff, the pupils and parents, Muslim Schools are institutions that incorporate all strata and shades of people from the community.
Unlike other Islamic educational institutions where homogenous (one) type of persons are found, the situation in Muslim Schools is not so. It is much more complex and comprehensive. Here people of different levels of understanding, abilities and piety get together. This naturally leads to a situation where a variety of problems are created. Added to this, Muslim Schools are…
- Category: Education
Opinion - Can you see any notable patterns in the following list of KZN schools that have impressively achieved a 100% matric pass rate over the last five years?
Here they are in alphabetical order: Al-Falaah College, Danville Park Girls' High, Durban Girls' High, Eden College Durban, Ihsaan Girls’ College, Inkamana High, Islamic College Newcastle, Kwathintwa School for the Deaf, Maritzburg Muslim School for Girls, Menzi High, Mount Edgecombe Private, Racing and Equestrian Academy, Siraatul Haq Islamic School, Star College, St Catherine's High (for girls), Westville Girls' High and Ukhahlamba High.
These are schools that wrote the Department of Basic…
- Category: Islam
Bismillahir Rahmaanir Raheem
By Hadhrat Moulana Abdul Hamid Is`haq Saheb (Daamat Barakaatuhum)
When I was lecturing at the Rand Afrikaans University, a professor, who was head of the department, mentioned to me, during a conversation:
“The day the Primary Level Religious Institutions (Makaatib) do not exist, the Muslim community will exist as a professional community and as a business community – but they will not exist as a Muslim community anymore.”
It was at that point that I realized the agenda and planning of the enemies of Islam. They were systematically trying to break down the structure of Dien, which…