A Historiography of the Educational Institutes
(Pre-Islamic Arab to Prophetic Era)

Amira Sami *
Lecturer, International Islamic University, Islamabad.

Hafsah Ayaz Qureshi **

Lecturer, Department of Islamic Studies, Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi.


Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) was an effective educator and instructor. Being a keen and enthusiastic promoter of learning, he built educational institutes in an Islamic state Madina. This paper investigates the key characteristics, core principles, and contributing factors of the Prophet (PBUH) in building educational institutes. The purpose of the study is to explore the institutes built for educational activities in the initial years of Islam, particularly during the prophetic era. The current study employs a qualitative review approach because the observed object is related to history. It is concluded that education has a momentous value in Islam, therefore, Prophet (PBUH) took steps to promote education and stabilize educational institutes.


Historiography, Education, Institution, Teacher, Islamic state


Vol 5

Issue 1

January – June 2022