The Role of Islamic Education in Social Change: A Case Study of the Elementary Schools of District Shaheed Benazir Bhuttu Abad, Sindh

  • Mr. Mahboob Ali Dehraj Ph.D. Scholar at Hamdard University Karachi and, Assistant Professor, School of Education, Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University
  • Mr. Rameez Ali Mahesar M. Phil Scholar at Media and Communication Studies, University of Sindh, Jamshoro and Teaching Assistant, School of Media Studies Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University, Shaheed Benazirabad

Abstract

Pakistan came into being on the basis of two nation theory. There are number of subjects that are offered as compulsory at the secondary level of education. Islamic education is one of the subject that is compulsory at school level in Pakistan. Being a religious subject for Muslim students studying in Pakistani schools, it is considered to be important in character building. In this study, an attempt has been made to analyze the effectiveness of Islamic education in the educational system and gauge students’ perspectives on Islamic education as a character building tool. Survey method has been used to seek the objectives of the study. The population of the study includes students of secondary schools in District SBA. The Data has been collected through personal visits by giving questionnaires to students.  The Percentage has been used in the analysis of the data. Major findings of the study suggest that Islamic education helps the students to become good citizen and plays a positive role as agents of social change in their local communities.


Keywords:  Pakistan, Educational Reformation, Deformation, Islam

Author Biographies

Mr. Mahboob Ali Dehraj, Ph.D. Scholar at Hamdard University Karachi and, Assistant Professor, School of Education, Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University

Ph.D. Scholar at Hamdard University Karachi and, Assistant Professor, School of Education, Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University

Mr. Rameez Ali Mahesar, M. Phil Scholar at Media and Communication Studies, University of Sindh, Jamshoro and Teaching Assistant, School of Media Studies Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University, Shaheed Benazirabad

M. Phil Scholar at Media and Communication Studies, University of Sindh, Jamshoro and Teaching Assistant, School of Media Studies Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University, Shaheed Benazirabad

UOCHJRS
Published
2018-06-15
How to Cite
DEHRAJ, Mr. Mahboob Ali; MAHESAR, Mr. Rameez Ali. The Role of Islamic Education in Social Change: A Case Study of the Elementary Schools of District Shaheed Benazir Bhuttu Abad, Sindh. Journal of Religious Studies, [S.l.], v. 1, n. 2, p. 32-44, june 2018. ISSN 2616-6496. Available at: <https://jrs.uoch.edu.pk/index.php/journal3/article/view/60>. Date accessed: 23 may 2019. doi: https://doi.org/10.33195/uochjrs-v1i2602018.
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