Educating children: classical advice for modern times
Based on Imâm al-Ramli's 'Riyâdatul Sibyân translated and taught by Shaykh Abdul Aziz Ahmed
The book discusses child development from the point of choosing a spouse to the child’s attaining maturity. It contains explanations of key concepts such as adab, etiquette, aql, intellect and role models. There are practical examples and reflections on real situations, as well as explanations of Prophetic traditions.
Each chapter contains discussion points and quotes from various contributors. The topics include discipline, gender roles, the influence of television and mass advertising, the importance of finding time to play and relax, and ways of developing the intellect.
This book is classical advice for modern times.
Course themes include:
The concept of education: the meaning of tarbiyya (development), tadîb (education) riyada (exercise) and talîm (teaching).
Intellectual development: the meaning of the ‘aql (intellect), stages of child development and ways that the intellect can be developed.
Discipline and attaining maturity: a focus on the principles of discipline and support of young people through adolescence.
Interactive course aimed at parents, teachers and educators.
Tickets: £30 (includes book)
Date/Venue & Booking details
Saturday 20th April 2013 9-5 pm
Institute of Education (IOE) Room S16
20 Bedford Way
Fully accessible to those with disabilities with provision for BSL interpreting (please book appropriate ticket type)
Limited places and pre-registration required. Please note tickets are non-refundable unless event is cancelled (booking fees will be deducted prior to any refund).
To book: www.kitaba.org Tel: 07946641580
Event supported by Islamic Circles, Al-Isharah, Al-Ghani, Ebrahim College, AMG, Nida Trust, Pickthall Academy.