Maulana Abdur Rahman
From 2005 to 2010 Maulana Abdur Rahman studied at Madinatul Uloom Al-Islamiya, Kidderminster, wherein he had extensively studied Islamic Theology, covering a wide range of the Islamic sciences, under the guidance of prominent scholars. Thereafter, he studied the six authentic books of ahaadeeth and completed the Islamic Theology course in 2011 at Darul Uloom London.
He is currently in the second year of his degree studying BEng (Hons) Software Engineering at the University of Greenwich, and alongside his studies He is also a teacher of Quran, Tajweed and Fiqh at Westferry Community Organisation. In addition I am also currently working as a part-time software developer at GWizards, London.
Bilkis was born and brought up in East London. She is a Tajweed teacher at Ebrahim College. She also teaches the Access to Arabic course for beginners and is a teaching assistant for the Ebrahim College Arabic Intensive course. She has been teaching Tajweed classes for children and adult females since 2009. Bilkis studied the science of tajweed at Habiba Institute and Utrujj Foundation in London, including the tajweed text of Al Jazariyyah and she has undertaken teacher training with Habiba Institute. She is currently continuing further studies in tajweed and Arabic. [Some of her teachers include Ustadha Muhsina Thahera, Ustadha Amina Khatun, Shaykh Haytham Tamim, Shaykh Marwan Ghayalini and Shaykh Ahmad Saad.] She also has a Bachelors and Masters degree in Economics from University College London and SOAS.
Studied a 3 year Arabic Language & Islamic Studies Programme at Jamia Al Hudaa (Nottingham).
Thereafter began teaching Tajweed to both adults and children alongside studying a BEd, in Primary Education & QTS.
Studied Tajweed further in Jordan and Syria and received Ijazah in the Qira'ah of the Qur'an from Shaykh Al-Kurdi of Damascus.
Currently at EC, teaching Tajweed to students on the Full-time Intensive programme and the evening adult part time courses.
In the weekends a Quran Teacher for Habiba Institute and Palmers Green Masjid in North London.
Ustadha Shireen Begum