The grand ballroom of the Safari Hotel was the scene of action and excitement on September 2015. More than 500 Islamic Online University students, family and friends appeared for the IEC Competition Day. Students dressed in colourful attire ranging from…
Registration: The English program has become our main source of attraction since it provides a standard level English curriculum. The course attracts both the elderly and the young. As the previous badge approaches its finishing date, the registrar’s office on…
In the first week of June, The Gambia Outreach team accompanied by the Gambia Registrar, Mr. Gora Faal, conducted a sensitization program at a major Madarasah in region One and Two. Several senior secondary schools in these regions invited the…
A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education (MoBSE) of the Government of The Gambia, and the Islamic Online University (IOU)
This MOU seeks to establish a co-operative relationship between the Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education and the Islamic Online University. Under this MOU, the MoBSE shall create the necessary policy environment for the effective participation of the IOU in the development of education in The Gambia
Although IOU has been in operation for several years worldwide with sister organizations in many countries, IOU Bissau has only recently been awarded the privilege of operating in Bissau.
Alhamdulillah, the IEC program in Somaliland is firmly establishing its roots. The program was launched in October 1, 2014. During the first quarter of the year 2015, 39 classes have been offered at 7 different centers, and 978 registered students…
The evolvement of the IEC during the first quarter of the year 2015 shows growing interest and popularity of the Intensive English Course in The Gambia, alhamdulillah.
More than 200 madrasa graduates have been interviewed on Monday for scholarships by the Islamic Online University (IOU) and the AMANA, an institution that runs an Arabic and Islamic education in The Gambia.
Dr Bilal met with the heads of leading Madrasahs in Karachi and presented the IEC for their graduates.
By Arfang Ms Camara The Islamic Online University (IOU) on Tuesday graduated over 174 students on Intensive English Course (IEC) at a ceremony held at the Supreme Islamic conference hall, Kanifing. School principals, parents, and students amongst others attended the…
The Islamic Online University's Intensive English Course seeks to make the learning of English globally accessible by utilizing a culturally sensitive approach that enables students to effectively master the fundamental skills of the language.
Since its conception in July 2013, the Intensive English Program has attracted great interest not only among people with Madrasah backgrounds but also among professionals desiring to upgrade their language skills, those who did not have the privilege of attending conventional schools, as well as English-medium senior school graduates wishing to re-sit their WAEC English language exams due to poor grades.
It is envisaged that the establishment of the IOU in The Gambia will boost the overall level of education, conventional or otherwise. The IOU’s Diplomas, BA and MA in Islamic studies and BEd offered in English and combined with modern disciplines like, Education, Psychology, Economics, Management, and Information Technology (IT), has the potential...Read More
The world, as we know it, has shrunk to be termed as a global village. English language has become one of the principal assets in the international communication; in fact, it is called the International Language. Furthermore, it is the most dominant language of diplomacy, business and science, economy, technology and Internet. The knowledge of the English language opens the door of opportunities. ....
Realizing the disadvantage that the young madrasah goers are in, Dr. Bilal has taken the initiative of providing them with a one year intensive English Language program aimed at establishing a solid base, which the students may build upon to achieve higher goals. This will give them the confidence to rise to the same academic level as their counter parts and have greater opportunities available to them through advanced education and better jobs. This initiative is in accordance with IOU’s commitment to ‘changing the nation through education’ and a testimony to its ongoing efforts.
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