Category Archives: In The News

Irsyad Franchise in Bandung

This is the first of many collaborations that Al-Irsyad Singapore has with schools in the region. As part of the partnership, the Singapore curriculum and methods will be introduced in Al-Irsyad Satya Islamic School. This auspicious event took place on 16th January 2007 at Shangrila Hotel, Jakarta and is witnessed by Dr Juwono Sudarsono (Defense […]

Grooming Future Leaders

The Albukhary Foundation signed an MOU in March 2012 to build sports facilities and an auditorium at Kompleks PERMATA Pintar Negara. This is part of Phase 2 of the campus development for PERMATA Pintar Negara. PERMATA Pintar Negara is a national educational programme for gifted Malaysian students. The brainchild of the Prime Minister’s wife, Datin Paduka Seri Rosmah […]

Irsyad Model to Modernize Pesantren

The Irsyad model continues to strengthen its brand in the region. Pesantren Sabilil Muttaqin hopes to modernize its network of pesantren with the Irsyad system. The auspicious event to seal this partnership took place on 25th August 2008 at JW Marriot, Surabaya and is witnessed by Bapak Muhammad Maftuh Basyuni, Minister of Religious Affairs, Indonesia, Bapak […]

Albukhary Capacity-building Initiatives

Malaysia faces a shortage of bumiputera talent to engage effectively in a nation that is rapidly moving up the value chain. There is a need for capacity building at various points, from students, skilled workers to professionals, both in terms of relevant skills and outlook, so they can actively participate in a Malaysia racing to become a developed […]

Learning From the Best

Dr Ibrahim Narong as President of the Assalam Smart School Network signs an MOU with Madrasah Al-Irsyad Al-Islamiah that will lead towards the transfer of skills and systems to all Islamic schools under the Assalam Network. The MOU was signed in Phuket in Oct 2013 with a $300,000 support from Temasek Foundation. According to Dr […]

Albukhary Foundation Sponsors Two Hostels In Kota Marudu

KOTA MARUDU: Children of two schools in northern Sabah can look forward to a brighter future with the building of two rural hostels to provide better learning facilities for them. The hostels in SK Pantai in Pitas and SK Tanjung Batu in Kota Marudu, costing RM350,000 and RM300,000 respectively, are sponsored by the Al-Bukhary Foundation.

Irsyad Curriculum Regionalized

29th March 2014 is indeed a breakthrough year with the formation of the Fitrah network that is set to enhance the teaching and learning of the Arabic language in the region. Network of schools from the region, namely Assalam School Network (Thailand), Pusat Pendidikan Al-Amin (Malaysia), Jaringan Sekolah Islam Terpadu (Indonesia), Ikatan Pelajar Putri NU […]

Towards A More Progressive, Equitable World

Global Movement of Moderates Foundation   At the keynote address of the International Conference on Global Movement of Moderates in January 2012, Malaysian Prime Minister proposed the establishment of a foundation to put into action the philosophy of the movement. The call for funding witnessed the Albukhary Foundation donated seed money to start the ball rolling in the […]

A Global School in the Rural

Not to be left out by the modernization that is sweeping Indonesia, a network of Islamic Schools in rural Serang, Banten collaborates with Al-Irsyad Singapore to setup Mathlaul Anwar Global School (MAGS) This auspicious event took place in March 2012 at the Mathlaul Anwar HQ in Banten and is witnessed by Dr Yaacob Ibrahim (Minister […]

Distress Calls Heeded

There is nothing more disheartening than being unable to complete one’s studies because of financial difficulties midway through the course. The foundation heeded the calls of distressed students with a strong academic record. Among the undergraduates are: – Abd. Rahman Abdullah Thani, to pursue his second year Bachelor of Psychology (Hons) at the University of Sheffield, UK. – Fatin Nabilah […]