A new book by Warwick sociologist Dr Saba Hussain offers new insights into the nature of educational disadvantage experienced by Muslim girls in the Assam region of India.
A gift from the COSARAF Charitable Foundation will support a Masters scholarship for Islamic Education in the Centre for Education Studies at the University of Warwick as part of a major programme of support launched today. The Sheikh Family Scholarship will be open to Muslim home students who are facing financial hardship. Priority will go to those students for whom this will make most difference and who have a clear commitment to giving back to society and their communities.
The UK’s first access course in Islamic Education has been launched by the Centre for Education Studies at the University of Warwick. The short course is designed to bridge the gap between traditional Islamic seminaries and modern higher education, and is especially relevant to Muslim educators, faith leaders and graduates of traditional Islamic seminaries who want to continue their professional and academic development.
Researchers, practitioners and scholars in the field of Islamic education have launched a new international research network, under the umbrella of the Warwick Islamic Education Project, to share ideas and develop best practice in teaching Islam.