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Islamic education in Singapore: a continuing debate

Sahib Babu , Hikmatullah (2004) Islamic education in Singapore: a continuing debate. Educational Awakening : Journal of the Educational Sciences, 1 (1). pp. 81-108. ISSN 1675-8692

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Islamic education and its continued relevance to modern Singapore has been an engaging topic for some time. The challenges taking shape in the wider Islamic world has direct influence on madrasah education. This paper is a modest attempt to situate the reality of Islamic education in Singapore by tracing its past achievements, the present dilemmas and its future prospects. The writer believes that madrasah education will continue to be relevant that provided appropriate changes are made to keep it in tandem with the changing realities.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 4260/34714
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BL Religion
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc > BP1 Islam > BP173 Islamic sociology
L Education > LA History of education
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of General Studies
Date Deposited: 25 Nov 2015 12:24
Last Modified: 25 Nov 2015 12:47
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/34714

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