It’s Not About Me! It’s About Us!

Let’s face it -we live in a “me,me, me” kind of world. It’s all about me! Through the rise of capitalism, our students are inheriting a very selfish world. A world where the amassing of material wealth and possessions is the primary objective of many. A society where at least at the macro-level compassion, the well-being of the environment and…

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Beyond the Grades

I’ve written a lot about our desire to develop the whole child. However let me be clear, we do want and expect our students to be strong academically. But for us, the process of learning is as important as the result. This is what we believe will truly sustain them as they progress in life. We want to be a…

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Educating for Tomorrow

According to Udo Gollub (CEO of 17 Minute Languages) young lawyers  in the US are struggling to find work. Using IBM’s Watson, one can now get legal advice within seconds. What’s more, such advice has been found to be 90% accurate compared to 70% accuracy when served by humans. Being a practicing lawyer myself, this one struck a chord with…

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It’s been a while

Asalamualaikum,   So, it's been a while since I was last in touch. We haven't being resting on our laurels though. We won't be starting the school in 2018, as we haven't been able to source a building - but we have made progress, Alhamdulillah!   In the intervening period:   1. We have been setting up the schooling co-op (more on…

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Introducing the Fitra Community School Project

Aslamualaikum, I pray that this finds you keeping well. In case you are wondering who I am, my name is Adel Mohamed and  I'm the brother of Hanif Mohamed, husband of Saadia Amanulla, son-in-law of Fazl Amanulla, brother-in-law of Azaz Zuhair, Sara Amanulla & Ahmad Jahfar and friend of Atheek Saneek & Rasha Jahfar. So now I hope you know who the culprit is who may have…

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