ADIL is an acronym for Adult Islamic Learning. It is an Islamic learning programme specially tailored for adult Muslim learners in Singapore.
Derived from the Arabic word of ‘Adil’ (عادل), literally means a just person. Allah s.w.t. commands Muslims to be bearers of justice for it is closest to Taqwa.
It symbolizes maturity, moderation, rationality and objectivity. It represents a learned individual who is inclusive; transcends religion, race, language or other forms of denominators.
Developed by the Office of the Mufti, this new Adult Islamic Learning (ADIL) programme is designed such that it remains relevant and suited for our Muslim adults’ contemporary spiritual and intellectual needs. The programme will be offered in both Malay and English to cater to varied demands and needs of the Muslim community.
ADIL is developed to enrich the Islamic learning experience for adult Muslims in Singapore. This new programme is developed to allow greater choices for Muslims adult to receive Islamic learning in structured, modular settings, providing more opportunities for closer interaction and engagement with the asatizah.
Based on a Quick Poll conducted by Forbes1, 80.1 per cent of the adult Muslim respondents agreed that religious classes in mosque should be more modular and structured while 88.2 per cent expressed their preference for classes that are more interactive and allow for more discussion between students and teacher. Beyond structure and approach, participants of the survey also indicated that they would like to have an Islamic education programme which provides relevant and updated content which discusses contemporary issues affecting their daily lives.
We’ve heard you and considered your inputs, suggestions and feedback. Therefore, we introduce the ADIL programme exclusively to you, the adult Muslims in Singapore. Specially designed to address the emerging needs of our adult Muslims, we hope this new programmed will be your preferred choice of Islamic learning. It is hoped that by going through this programme, you will be spiritually refreshed, intellectually enriched and meaningfully engaged in discussion on Islam and its relevance in your daily lives.
Any adult who wishes to: