Shaykh Mohammad Sbini
Shaykh Mohammad Sbini was born in 1967 in Damascus (Syria). He studied Shariah under the Grand Mufti of Syria Shaykh Ahmad Keftaro (RA) for about 15 years, at the Shariah Institute for Dawah and Guidance (Abu An-noor).
After he graduated he continued his education in The International Faculty for Dawah ( Damascus). He came to England in 1992 and has been involved in different Islamic activities and taught several different Islamic subjects such as Arabic, Usul Al-Fiqh, Shafe’e Fiqh, Aqeedah, and Seerah.
In 2002 he began lecturing at Ebrahim College and he has taught Arabic and Aqeedah. He currently teaches Seerah of The Prophet Muhmmad (SAW), the Stories of The Prophets (Qasas Al-Anbiya), Ulumul Hadith (Science of Hadith) and Usulul Fiqh (Principles of Jurisprudence).
Shaykh Ashraf Zaman
Shaykh Ashraf Zaman was born in Bangladesh and brought up in the UK. During his teens Shaykh Ashraf went away to West Yorkshire to study at the Institute of Islamic Education, Dewsbury, where he studied the Islamic sciences according to the Dars Nizami system. He then travelled to Pakstan and continued his studies at the renowned Darul-Uloom Karachi under some of the greatest scholars of the world such as Mufti Muhammad Taqi and Rafi Usmani, may Allah (SWT) protect them both.
He graduated from Darul-Uloom Karachi in 1996 with ijazah from his shuyukh. After graduation Shaykh Ashraf was devoted to helping the youth in East London, organizing lectures, study circles and other youth activities.
In 1999 he founded a media organization named An-Najm which propagated knowledge through the production and distribution of Islamic media products.
In 2003 Shaykh Ashraf became a Fiqh (Islamic jurisprudence) teacher at Ebrahim College and the head of the Fiqh department. He has also taught Balaghah (Rhetoric) and Tajweed. He has also compiled various resources on the subjects which he is continuing to develop for publication insha-Allah.
Shaykh Muhammad Bhuta
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Ustadh Ibrahim Lawson
I have been working in education since 1982, first as a teacher of English as a foreign language, then a volunteer in the local mosque school project. After graduating from Cambridge as an RE teacher, I spent several years as a class teacher and head of department in a large inner-city comprehensive school. I also worked as a school advisor and teacher trainer for Section IX, the ethnic minority provision.
Following 3 years as the head teacher of an independent Islamic school, I worked for the National College for School Leadership as a researcher. I moved to London to help set up Ebrahim College in 2003 and became the Director of National Qualifications.
Following a year in the UAE as the principal of a large Islamic school, I returned to London on 2006 and continued working for Ebrahim College while also being the head teacher of Al Risalah Islamic secondary school in South London.
In 2010, I left Al Risalah to work on a PhD in the philosophy of Islamic education; I have continued to work at Ebrahim College in a variety of roles since then.
Throughout the last 30 years, I have been active in Islamic community affairs, running supplementary schools, participating in Islamic radio stations, giving talks, running summer schools, contributing to community publications and so on. I have also been on radio (including Radio 4 and the BBC World Service) and television regarding themes in Islamic education.
Ustadh Ali Amjad
Ustadh Amjad studied the Islamic Sciences Programme at Ebrahim College for six years. Having completed his studies at EC he went on to complete his studies in Hadith (dawrah) at The Institue of Islamic Education, Dewsbury, under the tutelage of Mufti Sayed Muslih al-Deen, Maulana Yusuf Darwan, Mufti Badat and many others receiving ijazahs for the 6 major hadith texts and more. He is also fortunate enough to have received ijazah in Qira’aatal-Sab’ from Maulana Mujahid at EC and Maulana Imtiyaz and also completed ‘Asharah under the latter in Dewsbury.
He is currently a lecturer at EC, teaching Nahw (Grammar), Tajweed and Hadith.
He has taught at Safar Academy for over 10 years and currently Is the head of the Edmonton Branch. He was one of the main co-authors of their published Islamic Studies syllabus series.
For the past 3 years he has been delivering the Friday sermon at Hoxton Mosque.
Ustadh Mohammad Zillur Rahman
Ustadh Mohammad Zillur Rahman was born and raised in England. He began his Alimiyyah at the Institute of Islamic Education in Dewsbury, West Yorkshire where he studied the Islamic sciences and Hadith literature under renowned scholars such as: Sheikh Mufti Muslihuddin, Sheikh Yusuf Darwan, Sheikh Mufti Musa Badat and Sheikh Abul Qasim, from whom he also received ijazah.
Thereafter he completed a Post Graduate Certificate in Islamic Studies and a Masters in Islam: Politics and Society at the University of London.
Mohammad Zillur Rahman has been involved with Ebrahim College since 2008 and is currently a lecturer for the Alimiyyah and Arabic Intensive Programme.
Ustadha Amina Sultana
Amina studied a 3 year Arabic Language & Islamic Studies Programme at Jamia Al Hudaa (Nottingham). Thereafter she began teaching Tajweed to both adults and children alongside studying a BEd, in Primary Education & QTS. She continued her studies of 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, she is teaching Tajweed to students on the Full-time Intensive programme and the evening Adult Part Time Courses.
In the weekends she is a Quran Teacher for Habiba Institute and Palmers Green Masjid in North London.
Ustadha Safiyya Dhorat
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Ustadh Aftab Ahmed
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Shaykh Muhammad Hussain Kazi
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