INCLUSION OF ISLAMIC PEACE CONCEPTS IN SCHOOL CURRICULA

  • Wail Muin (Al- Haj Sa’id) Ismail University of Malaya
  • Mahfouda Rashid Said Al Mushaiqri Ministry of Education in the Sultanate of Oman
  • Li Haiyan Department of Education, University of Malaya
Keywords: Peace in Islam, Peace with Oneself, Peace with Family, Peace with Society, Peace the World

Abstract

Building peace and sustaining it has been a priority for many since violence prevents people and nations from achieving their goals. The roadmap to peace starts from the school. It is necessary to instil peace in students’ hearts by including it in the school curricula. That is to prevent extremism and achieve human security. This research looks at the importance of integrating peace from the Islamic perspective into the school curricula at all levels. It also investigates how the concept reflects on the individual and societal levels. The research examines peace in the Qur’an and Sunnah. It reviews some educational models and theories that support peace and suggests ways to include it in school curricula. The study proposes an Islamic model of peace education by analysing the concepts of peace in the Qur’an, Sunnah and Hadith and how can they be applied in school curricula. The model is designed by considering four dimensions: classroom, school environment, the wider community, and environment.

Author Biographies

Wail Muin (Al- Haj Sa’id) Ismail, University of Malaya

Wail Muin (Al- Haj Sa’id) Ismail (Corresponding Author) is Senior Lecturer, Department of Educational Foundation and Humanities, Faculty of Education, University of Malaya. His interest includes the Psychology of Education, Sociology of Education, Islamic studies.

Mahfouda Rashid Said Al Mushaiqri , Ministry of Education in the Sultanate of Oman

Dr Mahfouda Rashid Said Al Mushaiqri is Assistant Director at the Ministry of Education in the Sultanate of Oman.

Li Haiyan, Department of Education, University of Malaya

Li Haiyan is a PhD student in the Department of Education, University of Malaya. 

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Published
2021-12-30
How to Cite
Ismail, W. M. (Al- H. S., Mushaiqri , M. R. S. A., & Haiyan, L. (2021). INCLUSION OF ISLAMIC PEACE CONCEPTS IN SCHOOL CURRICULA. Journal of Dharma, 46(4), 501-516. Retrieved from http://dvkjournals.in/index.php/jd/article/view/3550