Islamic Education Systemin Singapore : Current Issues and Challenges

Rahman, Abdul and Warsah, Idi and Murfi, Ali (2020) Islamic Education Systemin Singapore : Current Issues and Challenges. Jurnal Pendidikan Islam, Vol 8 (2). pp. 197-222. ISSN 2356-3877

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Although Singapore cannot be used as a model for global Islamic education, this country has quite several madrasahs. The Singapore government is also quite responsive in providing support for the continuation of Islamic education activities. This study aims to analyze the Islamic education system madrasah management and curriculum in Singapore. Most importantly, this study identifies how the role of madrasah sin the Singapore education systemic. The study in this paper is qualitative. This study uses library research, and the method of content analysis and constant comparative analysis becomes the first option of the writer. The results show that Singapore's Islamic Ugama Majlis (MUIS) play as significant role in monitoring and managing the development of Islamic education in Singapore, which performs three types of Islamic education, Part-Time Education, Full Time Education, and Islamic Study Program for the Community. MUIS created a special curriculum by proposing the Singapore Islamic Education System (SIES) by introducing the ALIVE curriculum. The role and relevance of madrasah scan not be under estimated or dismissed because the growing Muslim community and society will always need the right channels formal Islamic education regard less of how progressive or modernity’s. This paper provides abroad view of madrasah in Singapore and looks at management, curriculum, and the role of madrasahs.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah > Pendidikan Agama Islam
Depositing User: Mr Abdul Rahman
Date Deposited: 04 May 2021 23:23
Last Modified: 04 May 2021 23:23

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