Our Madrasah Teachers Conference 2019 on 23 march 2019 at the Portland high School Hall, was a great success. we were fortunate to have experienced and professional educationists who presented their papers to a very captivated audience of almost 200 madrasah teachers. It commenced with the opening speech of the Principal of
Portlands High , Mr Redwaan Williams who set the tone for the conference. The conference were ably emceed by Mr Shameem Damon . our first speaker was Shaykh Ihgsaan Davids , A Master of the 10 modes of Qiraat who spoke of the correct Makharij of Arabic Letters. He was followed by Ms Lemeez Gasant , WCED educational psychologist who captivated the audience with her presentation on Classroom control. An OB (outside broadcast) was provided by Radio 786. Mrs Magboeba Davids gave an interesting presentation on the Pathway to Womenhood and Manhood. Lastly Mr Kader Jacobs gave an informative presentation on Access of funds through the Department of Community Safety ,
Western Cape Government made available for FBO’s (Faith Based Orgs). He stressed the need for madaris to come forward and play their role in the mainstream. Mr Kader Jacobs and Mrs Magboeba gave some shocking stats on the state of our youth in our communities.
Attendees were treated to a delicious breakfast and Lunch. Everybody agreed that the conference presentations were of a high quality.