Malaysia to Build National Tahfiz Council

Kuala Lumpur, MINA – Malaysia is going to build a National Tahfiz Council next year in order to help streamline of private tahfiz school, one of representative’s Council said on Wednesday.

The Deputy Minister of Prime Minister’s Department Fuziah Salleh said the government is committed to improve Tahfiz institutions and provide adequate training in line with the National Tahfiz Education Policy which focused on five supports.

“The five supports are increasing legislation and law enforcement, introducing the recognized Tahfiz institution model, strengthening the Tahfiz education curriculum, empowering the administration of the Tahfiz institution, and creating recognition and certification for Tahfiz institutions,” she said, as stated Free Malaysia Today.

He also said that the government wants to develop the tahfiz center and provide training to students for their brighter future.

Fuziah said the government has introduced three models to improve the Tahfiz curriculum, namely the Tahfiz Integrated Curriculum, Tahfiz Turath and Tahfiz skill.

In order to improve the skills of the teachers, she continued, the Malaysia Islamic Progress Office (Jakim) continuously held workshops and courses with the Ministry of Education.

She also informed that the Law is amended to include the definition of tahfiz school as a religious school.

To ensure security at the Tahfiz institution, Jakim and the Institute for Occupational Health and Safety are conducting safety and health courses at the National Tahfiz School.

“This courses focus on their health and safety aspects at tahfiz institutions,” she ended. (T/Sj/RS5)

Mi’raj News Agency (MINA)