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Islam: Faith Schools

Volume 496: debated on Thursday 16 July 2009

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. (286108)

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)