Importance of Moral Education in Educational Institutions in the Context of Islam: An Analytical Study
Allah Almighty made man and woman the noblest of Creatures and endowed them with many attributes and distinctions. In which knowledge and morality are of fundamental importance. Knowledge is related to the human mind, while morality is related to the human heart. Education is one of the most important means of improving one’s morals and healing one’s heart and soul. Man is endowed with the faculties of both Good and Evil, the spirit of goodness is within him and the desire for evil is entrenched in him. Education draws man towards goodness and away from evil in this conflict of good and evil, then when good morals are created in man, he makes good use of his knowledge. So, morality is necessary with knowledge. This paper aims to explore the importance of moral values and education from an Islamic perspective. This research demonstrates the pure spirit of education through emphasizing moral education. Islam projects good values so this study focuses the standards and principles of moral education in institutions. It brings suggestions to form regulations to mentor the generation, the prospective citizens of society.
Education, Morality, Islam, Educational Institutions, Children