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Female Islamic Studies Teachers in Saudi Arabia: A Phenomenological Study
Country or Region: Saudi Arabia
April 2010   |   Type: Abstract
This article was published in Teaching and Teacher Education, Vol. 26, Issue 3, Author(s): Mounira I. Jamjoom, “Female Islamic Studies Teachers in Saudi Arabia: A Phenomenological Study“, Pages 547-558, Copyright Elsevier (April 2010).

This study describes the experiences of Saudi Arabian female Islamic Studies teachers. The study examines what is means to be an Islamic Studies teacher teaching in the current unprecedented vibrant and complex tapestry of social, religious and political debates occurring in the larger context of the country.

The study draws on phenomenology as a guiding theoretical framework.
The seven teachers involved in the study used their identities, beliefs and values to make sense of their everyday lived experiences.
Discussions about their lived experiences provided a counter-discourse that challenges the traditional image of Islamic Studies teachers as transmitters of sacred knowledge.

The study points to the growing complexity of the Islamic Studies teachers' roles due to an array of challenges that surfaced both in society at large and within the classroom walls.
Comments (6):
April 19, 2016     Nawsheeda ara (university of kashmir) wrote:
I have done my B.ed and master's in islamic studies from university of kashmir.
i have expereince of 1 year.i am in search of job in makkah,madinah ,riyad plz help me.
March 17, 2015     asma parveen (aligarh muslim uiversity) wrote:
i have done my doctrate from Aligarh Muslim Uiversity,Aligarh.
i have expereince of 2 years.i am job searching in makkah,madinah,jeddah.plz give me a chance.
April 1, 2014     farkhanda wrote:
i have done my from punjab uni and also masters in islamic study..i am hafiz e QURAN as well..searching for a good job..thank you
December 13, 2013     Rukiya Mohammed (Kenyatta university) wrote:
I am a well experienced islamic studies teacher i have a degree in in Islamic studies . Am searching for job in Riyadh thankyou.
August 25, 2012     Shahida Hasan (Punjab university Lahore) wrote:
I am well experienced and qualified teacher with experience of 6 years of teaching in government sector. I am masters of Islamic study. Many times I have been attend the trainings and seminar of teaching techniques and get good performance certificate. I offer my services of teaching in any city of Saudi Arabia. I can teach to early age kidz by judging their emotions of seeking knowledge. Due to my experience and devotions I can teach h well.

August 27, 2011     sajida (alhuda) wrote:
i am mastres in islamic studies from punjab university and i did diploma in Quran from alhuda .i am searching job in makkah,madinah or somewhere else in saudi arab.this is the best place to live.please help me
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