German lecturers' affiliation needs to introduce Islamic classes below state supervision | EUROtoday

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DThe German Teachers' Association has referred to as for state coaching of Islamic lecturers in all federal states for instructing in faculties. “We have to set up Islamic classes under state supervision,” mentioned lecturers’ affiliation president Stefan Düll to the “Neue Osnabrücker Zeitung” (Monday).

Giving obligatory ethics classes isn’t sufficient for a lot of Muslim mother and father, Düll continued. “Rather, they repeatedly express their wish that their children receive Islamic instruction under state supervision, preferably at school.” However, they usually have “legitimate concerns” concerning the high quality of extracurricular choices and the values ​​conveyed there, they mentioned Dull on.

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According to Düll, the mother and father needed to lift their kids “in the spirit of enlightened Islam with professional support, but not instruction that is controlled by other states such as Turkey or Iran.” Therefore, affords should be created below state supervision in accordance with the Basic Law, mentioned Düll.