Sexual Education and Islam

Originally held on Sunday, March 24, 2013

Presented by Dr. Fida Sanjakdar

Dr. Fida Sanjakdar is a senior lecturer in the Faculty of Education at Monash University in Australia, and holds a PhD in education. Drawing from her extensive research and expertise in this area, Dr.Fida will discsuss the following questions in her presentation on Sexual … Continue reading

Case Study: Implementing Sexual Education in an Islamic School

Originally held on Friday, May 1, 2015

Presented by Dylan Chown

The discussion around sexual education in schools has been building steam. The recent curriculum changes and requirements in Ontario, Canada have garnered alot of attention and concern from parents of various backgrounds. While many Islamic schools struggle with incorporating a … Continue reading

How to Lose Control of Your Class in 10 Days

Originally held on Saturday, February 7, 2015

Presented by Asma Ahmadi

As an educator, your classroom management practices are key in developing your instructional practices and thus effect the overall learning environment you aim to create. With a focus on the what and why of classroom management, this webinar with Sr.Asma will … Continue reading

7 Habits of Highly Effective Islamic School Teachers

Originally held on Sunday, December 7, 2014

Presented by Omaira Alam, Dr. Seema Imam, Dylan Chown, Dr. Nadeem Memon

We all know that one teacher that students are in love with… What is it that teacher is doing differently? How do they manage to consistently engage students? Why do students love going to their class? We asked our instructors … Continue reading

Refining Character: How to Be a Positive Influence on Students

Originally held on Saturday, November 22, 2014

Presented by Shaykh Zahir Bacchus

In this webinar, Shaykh Zahir Bacchus will discuss the goals of character education and provide concrete methods to use in the classroom to develop good character in students. Continue reading

Convocation 2014 – Teaching With Soul: Spiritual Development in Islamic Schools

Originally held on Saturday, February 22, 2014

Presented by Islamic Teacher Education Program

A MESSAGE FROM THE PROGRAM DIRECTOR Assalamu alaukum wa rahmatullah, Alhamdulillah, it is a great honour to announce the 3rd convocation ceremony of the Islamic Teacher Education Program. With humble beginnings and lofty aspirations, this journey began with a small … Continue reading

Leading Islamic Schools Effectively:
Five Best Practices for School Leaders

Originally held on Saturday, June 28, 2014

Presented by Asma Ahmadi

Leading an Islamic School is no small task. Strong leadership is essential to achieving the results and comprehensive excellence desired in our schools. In this webinar, Sr. Asma Ahmadi will explore the role of school leaders in supporting academic excellence and creating safe and … Continue reading

Islamic Studies as a Tool for Whole Child Development

Originally held on Saturday, May 3, 2014

Presented by Claire Alkouatli

As Muslim educators and Islamic Studies teachers, it is critical to understand whole child development in relation to the goals of Islamic education. How can you maximize the use of Islamic Studies curricula in a way that nurtures a child’s … Continue reading

How to Teach About Religious Diversity in Islamic Schools

Originally held on Saturday, February 15, 2014

Presented by Mayeen Farooqui

In this webinar, Mayeen Farooqui will present a case for the benefits of teaching religious diversity in Islamic schools. Continue reading

Classrooms that Inspire Curiosity & Creativity

Originally held on Sunday, December 15, 2013

Presented by Omaira Alam

One of the goals of education is to prepare students to successfully navigate the world around them, now and in the future. For Islamic schools, this means not only preparing students for the challenges of the 21st century, but doing … Continue reading