Teacher Formation For Islamic Education: The Experience Of Sultan Qaboos University
Sultan Qaboos University is the prime address for teacher education in the Sultanate of Oman. The B.ed. for Islamic education is one of the core programmes of the College of Education, complemented by the MA. and Ph.D for curriculum and instruction, with a focus on Islamic education. The paper presents the College’s particular pedagogical approach to the formation and training of Islamic education teacher candidates. It gives an overview over the development of educational institutions of the country, the vision and mission of the College of Education, SQU, and discusses challenges and prospects of Islamic education teacher formation in Oman.
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