Education

FEATURED ARTICLES

Kairouan Capital of Political Power and Learning in the Ifriqiya
The following article presents a survey on some glorious pages of the history of Kairouan, the ancient capital of the Islamic Ifriqiya (present day Tunisia). Founded in 670 by ‘Uqba ibn Nafi', the...
LEARN MORE
Muslim Heritage and Education
This is the text of a presentation made to The Education and Culture Committee of the EU Parliament in Brussels on the 5th November 2008.
LEARN MORE
General Organisation of Education and Teaching Methods in Islamic Civilisation
Organised learning had been a feature of Islamic Civilisation since the beginning. The Prophet Muhammad would organise the education of a committed group who over time became the people of knowledge...
LEARN MORE
Sub-Saharan Centres of Learning
Though we may think of Timbuktu as the pre-eminent site of pre-colonial West African scholarship, we must remember that there were other places spanning across the Western and Central Sudan that were...
LEARN MORE

Pages

LATEST ARTICLES

The Seljuk Madrassa
Seljuk's made developments in the form, function and character of the mosque and expanded the use of Madrassa...
LEARN MORE
The Beginning of the Paper Industry
Paper, originally, was brought by the Muslims from China. From an art, the Muslims developed it into a major...
LEARN MORE
Women and learning in Islam
The female relatives of the khalifs and courtiers vied with each other in the patronage and cultivation of...
LEARN MORE
Figure 1: View into Al-Azhar's courtyard. (Source).
Education in Islam - The Role of the Mosque
Islam prompted mankind to learn. Thus, from the beginning of Islamic history, the concrete symbol of Islam (...
LEARN MORE