Contributions by Muslims to Modern Civilization

Apart from many Great contributions some of which have been listed below, the one I find very important personally is the preservation of knowledge of Greek, Indian and Persian Science and Arts. We know of many things from these three ancient civilizations only because of Arab Scientists and Historians. (Special Mention of Ibn Batuta). Another personal favorite is Human Rights. Yes, I […]

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What is the problem with the Muslim Education?

In a series of small posts I will try to explore the feasibility of mosques as schools. I write this article to find a solution to some problems that seems to be invisible to most Muslims. At the same time this article is an attempt to reach out to like minded Muslims who can see the problems, but have not […]

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How to Get Our Children to Learn

While designing any syllabus care has to be taken that ♦ Children are not over fed information – sometimes a lot of information is not useful to them yet it is in syllabus because educators believe it should be taught. I have always advocated leaving history to higher class and to be optional. Similarly, geography can either be minimised or […]

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Making technology Work for Education

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The biggest pain points of Indian education are lack of resources, you can read that as  Qualified teachers and time for these teachers so that they can help children in need of guidance. Any parent whose child is not performing in school will take you the reason – the teacher. Teachers are people who tell the child what to study […]

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Let’s Get Digital Education

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There is no doubt that education is a large service market and one of the safest investment areas in the country now. Unfortunately, our system and process of teaching is still the same. India’s education budget coupled with huge philanthropic donations both domestic and internationally is not being able to solve our education problem. Approximately 58% of the children who […]

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The Demographic Advantage and our Education System?

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The much touted Indian Demographic Advantage has been languishing and trying to find its way to a better life. Unfortunately, the powers that be haven’t been able to provide the jobs they had promised and the parents have their own ideas regarding their children’s careers. The question now is not how many hands we have on deck but that if […]

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