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John Reid, the ex-Home Secretary has predicted that more Catholic schools are needed due to influx of East European migrants. An estimated 20,000 Polish children need schools for their faith. He highlighted the growing pressure on faith school places because of the growing number of Polish Catholic children in the United Kingdom. There is a demand for Catholic school places because 95% of Polish are Catholics. Polish ambassador to the United Kingdom said that there are now so many Polish children in British schools that they should be taught Polish language, history and culture, so that they do not find themselves cut off from their cultural roots and enjoy the beauty of their literature and poetry. Many schools are recruiting Polish teachers as role models. Churches have started Sermons in Polish language so that the Polish people can feel at home.

 

Muslim communities have started to arrive during the 50s, mainly from the sub-continent. They brought their cultures, languages and faith. They contributed for the British economy by paying all sorts of taxes. They built Masajid for offering prayers and community centers for the education of their young generations. Not a single politician ever thought and campaigned for state funded Muslim schools with bilingual Muslim teachers as role models. Instead, Muslim children are being discouraged to learn and speak their mother tongues even at home by the politicians. Even Imams are being forbidden to use Urdu in their sermons, inspite of the fact that majority of British Muslims are from Pakistan. Bilingualism should be encouraged because it is enormously beneficial to children development. It should be introduced as early as nursery level. I believe the result would be amazing. It is absurd to send bilingual children to schools with monolingual teachers.

 

Muslim schools in Britain emerged as an answer to a major challenge that Muslim communities faced in the West on how to educate their children and inculcate Islamic values and morals among them. Muslim children have been suffering academically, linguistically, socially, emotionally and spiritually for the last 50 years. They have been in a wrong place at a wrong time. The state schools have become exam factories. They have no time and energy to educate children. Institutional racism, incivility, drug, crime, binge drinking, anti-social behaviour, high rate of abortion and an increase in teenage pregnancies are common part of life in state schools. Muslim parents do not want their children to be integrated into such barbarity. Muslim children need to learn to be proud of their Islamic, cultural and linguistic Identities without fear of discrimination and bullying. There are over 500,000 school age Muslim children and only 4% of them attend Muslim schools. There is a need for more Muslim schools but they are being asked by the politicians to open their doors for the children of other faiths or no faiths. The demand for Muslim schools is immense and every school has a lengthy waiting lists. Muslim communities do not have enough resources to set up schools for each and every Muslim child. There are hundreds of state schools where Muslim children are in majority, in my opinion all such schools may be designated as Muslim community schools.

Iftikhar Ahmad

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Polish Children Vs Muslim Children

 

John Reid, the ex-Home Secretary has predicted that more Catholic schools are needed due to influx of East European migrants. An estimated 20,000 Polish children need schools for their faith. He highlighted the growing pressure on faith school places because of the growing number of Polish Catholic children in the United Kingdom. There is a demand for Catholic school places because 95% of Polish are Catholics. Polish ambassador to the United Kingdom said that there are now so many Polish children in British schools that they should be taught Polish language, history and culture, so that they do not find themselves cut off from their cultural roots and enjoy the beauty of their literature and poetry. Many schools are recruiting Polish teachers as role models. Churches have started Sermons in Polish language so that the Polish people can feel at home.

 

Muslim communities have started to arrive during the 50s, mainly from the sub-continent. They brought their cultures, languages and faith. They contributed for the British economy by paying all sorts of taxes. They built Masajid for offering prayers and community centers for the education of their young generations. Not a single politician ever thought and campaigned for state funded Muslim schools with bilingual Muslim teachers as role models. Instead, Muslim children are being discouraged to learn and speak their mother tongues even at home by the politicians. Even Imams are being forbidden to use Urdu in their sermons, inspite of the fact that majority of British Muslims are from Pakistan. Bilingualism should be encouraged because it is enormously beneficial to children development. It should be introduced as early as nursery level. I believe the result would be amazing. It is absurd to send bilingual children to schools with monolingual teachers.

 

Muslim schools in Britain emerged as an answer to a major challenge that Muslim communities faced in the West on how to educate their children and inculcate Islamic values and morals among them. Muslim children have been suffering academically, linguistically, socially, emotionally and spiritually for the last 50 years. They have been in a wrong place at a wrong time. The state schools have become exam factories. They have no time and energy to educate children. Institutional racism, incivility, drug, crime, binge drinking, anti-social behaviour, high rate of abortion and an increase in teenage pregnancies are common part of life in state schools. Muslim parents do not want their children to be integrated into such barbarity. Muslim children need to learn to be proud of their Islamic, cultural and linguistic Identities without fear of discrimination and bullying. There are over 500,000 school age Muslim children and only 4% of them attend Muslim schools. There is a need for more Muslim schools but they are being asked by the politicians to open their doors for the children of other faiths or no faiths. The demand for Muslim schools is immense and every school has a lengthy waiting lists. Muslim communities do not have enough resources to set up schools for each and every Muslim child. There are hundreds of state schools where Muslim children are in majority, in my opinion all such schools may be designated as Muslim community schools.

Iftikhar Ahmad

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Catholic churches do not introduce Polish Masses so the Polish ''will feel at home''. They do it so that the Polish can hear the word of God while in a foreign land and unfamiliar with the language.

 

Catholic Schools are voluntary aided-without sounding callous, if Muslims want their own faith schools then they shall have to pay for them

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Catholic churches do not introduce Polish Masses so the Polish ''will feel at home''. They do it so that the Polish can hear the word of God while in a foreign land and unfamiliar with the language.

 

Catholic Schools are voluntary aided-without sounding callous, if Muslims want their own faith schools then they shall have to pay for them

 

Salaam

 

The demand for state funded Muslim schools is in accordance with the law of the land. Muslim community pays all sorts of taxes and is less burden on the social services. Muslim community needs Muslim schools because state schools are homes of institutional racism. Monolingual teachers are not capable of teaching English to bilingual Muslim children. They need bilingual Muslim teachers as role models. They need to learn Arabic, Urdu and other community languages to keep in touch with their cultural roots and enjoy the beauty of their literature and poetry.

 

According to OFSTED, LEAs are failing in their duty to combat racism in schools. A study by Birmingham advisory service shows that ethnic minority pupils are underachieving at schools because the curriculum is racist. Lessons often failed to motivate or interest pupils and that the curriculum did not provide enough positive role models. British history has to be re-written. A report by OFSTED indicates that minority pupils are disadvantaged by an education system that perpetuates inequalities.

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Salaam

 

The demand for state funded Muslim schools is in accordance with the law of the land. Muslim community pays all sorts of taxes and is less burden on the social services. Muslim community needs Muslim schools because state schools are homes of institutional racism. Monolingual teachers are not capable of teaching English to bilingual Muslim children. They need bilingual Muslim teachers as role models. They need to learn Arabic, Urdu and other community languages to keep in touch with their cultural roots and enjoy the beauty of their literature and poetry.

 

According to OFSTED, LEAs are failing in their duty to combat racism in schools. A study by Birmingham advisory service shows that ethnic minority pupils are underachieving at schools because the curriculum is racist. Lessons often failed to motivate or interest pupils and that the curriculum did not provide enough positive role models. British history has to be re-written. A report by OFSTED indicates that minority pupils are disadvantaged by an education system that perpetuates inequalities.

 

While this is true, surely bilingual teachers-of any faith (I know one Arabic speaking woman who is becoming a teacher, she is not Muslim.) are a better alternative.

 

I agree that many classes teach pro British lessons, to the detriment of minority students. I come from an Irish background and was disgusted at some of the lies I was taught, even in a school with very few English people, however in my school us minority students did much much better than the ethnic English students in tests etc.

 

In any case, I stand by my statement. Successful Muslims should step forward and fund more of these schools if they want appropriate learning centres for British Muslim children.

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Salam,

 

They need to learn Arabic, Urdu and other community languages to keep in touch with their cultural roots and enjoy the beauty of their literature and poetry.

 

Keep in touch with cultural root? What culture?

 

If you can have Pakistani Muslim, then why can't you have Polish Muslims? And why do Polish Muslims have to learn Pakistani cultures, for example? And why do they need to learn Urdo? Arabic, yes, but why urdo? It is okay for parents who are old and who have migrated, but why for those kids who were born in Poland? Why do they have to learn Pakistani culture and why do they have to learn urdo?

 

Islam is not a culture. Islam is a filter of culture. Just as you have Pakistani culture in line with Islam, so can you have Polish culture in line with Islam.

 

Muslim have left Muslim countries to peaceful non-Muslim lands for a better life. They have not left to export sub-continental cultures to Poland.

 

You can be a 100% Polish and 100% Muslim also.

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Xenos very few of the Polish that have recently come to the UK are Muslim. As the article indicates they are overwhelmingly Catholic. The point i believe the OP was making is that the Polish Catholics have come here and require the opening of more Catholic faith schools to send their children to. They have pointed out that there are a great number of Muslim children in Britain, but very few Muslim faith schools for them (which as I pointed out is the responsibility of affluent Muslims to provide, rather than the State). It is not a question about schools for Polish Muslims.

 

God Bless,

Peter

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