Islam: Faith Schools

Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 16th July 2009.

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Photo of Ben Wallace Ben Wallace Shadow Minister (Scotland)

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government which community- based organisations are involved in the development of citizenship education in mosque schools; and where each such organisation is based.

Photo of Shahid Malik Shahid Malik Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Communities and Local Government

The organisation that is leading this project is the School Development Support Agency based in Leicester.

The SDSA instituted an advisory group with representation from various community based organisations. They include the following:

Ahul Bayt Foundation (London)

Al-Khoei Foundation (London)

Al Mahdi Institute (Birmingham)

British Muslim Forum (National)

Building Bridges (Pendle)

Citizenship Foundation (London)

ContinYou (Coventry)

Islamic Foundation (Markfield, Leicestershire)

Karimia Institute (Nottingham)

Mosques and Imams National Advisory Board (National)

Muslim College (London)

Muslim Council of Britain (National)

National Muslim Women Advisory Group (National)

NIDA Education Trust (London)

Sufi Muslim Council (Rochdale)

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