Role of Education for Inculcating Moral Values in New Generation: An Islamic Perspective
Education has been greatly emphasized in Islam. It is an important matter which forms the basis for one’s life direction. Therefore, the purpose of this study is to present the Islamic educational model as a significant instrument to tackle the scary rise of immoral attitude and values in our new generation. From an Islamic perspective, knowledge is gained to actualize and perfect all dimensions of the human being and the highest and most useful model of perfection is the prophet Muhammad (SAW). Education, therefore, is an aspect that is important and must be given special attention so that the person can be molded into a human as best as possible. This paper targets the significance of education for inculcating moral values in the new generation and molding them into the ideal Muslim along with high intellect. The study would also highlight the substantial role of the education system including the academia and curriculum for instilling moral value and Islamic norms into Muslim students. In sum, several suggestions are recommended to strengthen the educational system in Pakistan, and then we could produce a nation that will be the combination of knowledge and practice and the real specimen of morality according to the teachings and main purpose of Islam.