Education Dualism and Secularism: An Integrated Education Approach to the Education System in Uganda
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Dualism in education is not good for Muslim education and an integrated curriculum should be opted in order to resist secularism in Muslim communities. The purpose of this paper was to underscore the rapid spread of secularism and the acceptance of education dualism in the Muslim education in Uganda. This paper gives a detailed explanation of education dualism and secularism in Muslim communities, most especially in Uganda. The paper also discloses that integration of the curriculum (“modern” and religious knowledge) is overdue to improve on the Muslim education in the country. With the use of document analysis method, this paper explicates secularism and education dualism, and also mentions on how they have penetrated and been accepted by the Ugandan Muslims community without scrutiny. This paper discloses the challenges of education dualism and secularism in the Muslim education which have led to Muslims’ intellectual, cultural, and social divergences from Al-Qur’an and Al-Sunnah in their education systems and practices. Also the paper proposes the possible solutions on how to exterminate education dualism and secularism from the Muslim education and communities in Uganda. In general, the scene of explanation of secularism and education dualism in Muslim communities in this paper was based on the Ugandan experiences.
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