For many of us, all we know about Islam is what we hear in the media. Here is your chance to learn more about this rich and old religion. Learn about the prophets of God, the holy book The Qur'an, women in Islam, the concept of life in Islam, the prohibited, science and Islam today.
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NOTE: This course offers a course fee subsidy through funding from the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) for NZ citizen and permanent migrant adults, their partners on work visas or visitor visas, and refugees. To qualify, registrants should be over the age of 16 years and not currently enrolled in a secondary school. We need to collect extra information such as age, ethnicity, educational achievement and gender for statistical purposes. You must also provide evidence of NZ citizenship, residency or refugee status if requested. A condition of accepting a course fee subsidy is that you commit to at least 80% attendance of your course.
For many of us all we know about Islam is what we hear in the media. Here is your chance to learn more about this rich and old religion. Learn about the prophets of God, the holy book The Qur'an (the Koran), women in Islam, the concept of life in Islam, the prohibited, science and Islam today.
Your tutor will email you links for the course on the morning the course starts. Ahead of time, please check that you have zoom installed and that your camera and microphone are working. Please ensure you have zoom set up on your device before the course starts. Check that your camera and microphone are working.
Reem Ayyub has lectured on “Women in Islam” and “Introduction to Islam” at Auckland University and Selwyn Community Education. She developed a programme that explains women’s status in Islam in relation to our modern society today. She also works as head of Arabic and Islamic at a NZ Primary School, where she teaches and establishes curriculae and assessment that integrates with the New Zealand curriculum and pedagogy. She has experienced life in both the Middle East and New Zealand and has come to make sense of both worlds. She is passionate about bridging to the two cultures and breaking misconceptions and prejudices that have no business in everyday life.