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Supporting Muslim Students: A quick reference guide for teachers, trainers and lecturers

Supporting Muslim Students: A quick reference guide for teachers, trainers and lecturers

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This guide equips teachers, trainers and lecturers with fundamental knowledge and understanding to support Muslim children in their care, especially immigrants and refugees adjusting to a new home and a community of many faiths.  With this guide, educators and tutors can provide culturally responsive and culturally aware support for their Muslim students.

The book is broken down this way:

1.  Background to Islam

2.  Guidance for School and College Staff on Muslim Culture and Traditions

3.  Higher Educational Institutions and Responses for Everyday Scenarios

4.  Understanding Islam in the World Today

5.  Demystifying Isis/Is/Daesh

6.  Understanding and Detecting Vulnerability - From the Perspective of a Practicing Psychiatrist

7.  Glossary

 

About the authors

Clergy and community leaders Sheikh Mohamed Abdi Dahir, Angus Dunphy, Revd Dr Paul Fitzpatrick, Dr Sajjan M. Gohel, Hifsa Haroon-Iqbal, Barrie Phillips and Shaykh Dr Asim Yusuf collaborated to write this guide.

The Getting On Together (Schools) Project derives originally from tensions within the Cardiff South, U.K., community following on from the 9/11 atrocity. It is a 'bottom up' programme that comes from the community to promote tolerance, understanding and respect for all.