Al-barakah Charity Trust has said well trained Islamic teachers are paramount to development of Islam in rural areas.
This has been said during the closing ceremony of a two day refresher course for over 50 Al-barakah muallims drawn from Mulanje, Phalombe, Chiradzulu and Thyolo districts.
Speaking during the closing ceremony in Mulanje, manager for madrassah schools for Al-barrakah charity trust in Mulanje sheikh Swaleh Chilundu said well trained madrassah teachers are very important to growth of Islam in Malawi as they are entrusted to teach kids who are the future of Islam.
He however pleaded with Muslim organizations to care for welfare of sheikhs who are teaching in various Islamic schools.
Sheikh Chilundu advised the sheikhs who attended the refresher course to make use of what they have learnt so far and impart the same to their students.
He further advised them to observe discipline in their work by following labor laws when they have grievances and follow proper channels to address the same.
Sheikh Chilundu urged the teachers to create good working relationships with madrassah committees in their respective designations.
Chilundu finally encouraged the sheikhs to always further their studies saying some of them are young with brighter further ahead.
Speaking on behalf of the sheikhs who attended the refresher course, Sheikh Shaffie Ideni thanked albarakah charity trust for organizing the training and urged his fellow sheikhs to use the knowledge gained to drill their students.
The training focused on proper Quran recitation among other areas.