Dr Shaikh Abdul Mabud is Associate Professor at SOASCIS, UBD. Prior to joining UBD he was Deputy Director General (1983-1999) and then Director General (1999-2015) of the Islamic Academy in Cambridge, United Kingdom working in the area of Islamic education, science and religion for over 30 years. In his early academic career he taught Physics for 10 years at the University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh and the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA. His main areas of interest are (1) Western philosophies of education and their impact on the curriculum of Muslim countries; and (2) the Islamic philosophy of education. During his tenure at the Islamic Academy he has organised many educational seminars in collaboration with the Department of Education, University of Cambridge. He is the editor of Cambridge-based educational journal, Muslim Education Quarterly, which deals with the problems of Muslim education in various countries of the world. He has published many articles in scientific and educational journals, and is the author of several books. He holds a PhD in Physics and a Postgraduate Certificate in Education, both from the University of Cambridge.
Dr Abdul Mabud is a Fellow of the Royal Society Arts (FRSA); a Life Fellow of Cambridge Philosophical Society; Member of the Steering Committee of the Peace Education Standing Commission (PESC) which is a branch of the World Conference on Religion and Peace (WCRP), New York, USA; Corresponding Editor of PANORAMA: International Journal of Comparative Religious Education and Values published from Germany; and a Member of the International Advisory Board for the Journal of Islamic and Arabic Education, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (National University of Malaysia). He has visited many countries of the world and delivered papers and lectures at international conferences.
He was one of the organisers of the 5th, 6th, 7th and the 8th World Conferences on Muslim Education.
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