Tag: LEARNING

Islamic Thought 4 Min Read

Turning criticism into growth and success

Criticism can be a powerful driver of growth; Zishan Khan looks at its significance through an Islamic viewpoint.

Latest Opinion 16 Min Read

From Dusk to Dawn: Reviving the Intellectual Flames of Muslims

Through a literary revival, let's reignite the flame of intellectual curiosity and instil these values in the young minds of tomorrow.

Top Ten Pieces of Advice to My 20-Year-Old Self

"Turning forty is a special transition for me", writes Ruzi Khatun. Here is some advice she wished she received in her twenties...

5 Values to Teach Our Kids in Lockdown

Fatima Barkatulla shares five important values to teach children of all ages in lockdown

Transformers

Start this new Islamic year with introspection, reflection, and critical planning for what lies ahead.

The Muslim minority you never hear about

Bismillāh Alḥamdulillāh Wassalātu Wassalāmu ʿala rasūlillāh, Wa ʿala ālihi wa saḥbihī wa man wāla With deafness being the second largest disability in the UK, it is surprising that the overwhelming majority of the British public do not understand the concept of a Deaf culture. Honestly speaking, the concept seemed quite

Looking Back to Move Forward

Scroll down to see an interactive timeline of articles on history over the last twelve months. “History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.” ― Winston Churchill Whilst aspects of history are important to be learnt by all peoples, those that have been subjected to a

Aspiring Minds: Empowering the Youth

  Mistaken identity – the need for Spiritual Development We find that the youth of today are in search of some “freedom” with the desire to live their “own lives.” The majority of youth are goalless, yet for Muslims our goals are all divinely inspired. Allāh says, “The goal of

Why I am against grammar schools

Meritocratic Society or Politics in Play? On the 12th of September 2016, PM Theresa May unveiled plans to lift the near 20-year ban introduced by Labour in 1998 against opening new grammar schools. Plans not initially present in the 2015 election manifesto, May’s idea has been met with considerable opposition

Prophetic Teacher Training: the Believer and the Palm Tree

Prophetic Teacher Training: the Believer and the Palm Tree ʿAbdullāh b. ʿUmar (raḍiy Allāhu ʿanhu) reported that Allāh’s Messenger (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam) said: “‘There is a tree amongst trees, the leaves of which do not wither and that is like a Muslim; tell me which that can be?’