The 7th Islamic Education Figures Exhibition and Family Counselling Exhibition 2018 is currently being held at Politeknik Brunei, Jalan Ong Sum Ping, highlighted a number of local and overseas Islamic Education Figures. The exhibition carries the theme ‘Tokoh Pendidikan Islam Dijulang, Keluarga Di Sayang Dan Negara Gemilang’ or ‘Islamic Education Figures Celebrated, Family Loved and Country Glorious’.

The exhibition was officiated by Awang Alias bin Haji Abu Bakar, Assistant Director of Politeknik Brunei. Among the figures highlighted was Yang Dimuliakan Pehin Jawatan Dalam Seri Maharaja Dato Seri Utama Dr Haji Awang Mohd Jamil Al Sufri from Brunei Darussalam, Syeikh Muhammad Mutawali As-Sya’rawi, Zainab Al-Ghazali, Abdullah Nasih ‘Ulwan and Mohamed Idris Al-Marbawi. The exhibition aimed to provide exposure on Islamic thinkers from the respected figure education and reference aspects in education. It was organised by the students from the Masters of education and Masters of Counselling Programmes of the Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah Institute of Education’s 2017/2018 session, Universiti Brunei Darussalam with the cooperation of the General Studies Department and Student Affairs Department, Politeknik Brunei.

Meanwhile, the counselling exhibition highlights family counselling to provide exposure and awareness on family issues and is one of the ‘out-reach’ initiatives to the politeknik’s students and employees in particular. The exhibit also showcased “Implementasi Sejarah Islam Menerusi Module Pendidikan Islam: Menyahut Titah” or Implementation of Islamic History Through the Islamic Education Module: Response to Titah and disseminates on the implementation of one of the units in the Islamic Education module which is teaching and learning on History of Islamic civilisation. Apart from the exhibition, the public was also given the opportunity to join a quiz competition as well as a clinic on managing anger and stress.

Source: Radio Television Brunei