Assessment & Evaluation
After having undertaken ten pilots of Madaris across three continents, the Assessment and Evaluation Team has now further refined the assessment model. Whilst the focus is still on the 4 standards, the outcome of the assessment is trying to answer five fundamental questions:
a) Is the Madrasah caring?
b) Is the Madrasah responsive to the needs of the students, teachers and parents?
c) Is the Madrasah effective in meeting the needs of the students, teachers and parents?
d) Is the Madrasah well led?
e) Is the Madrasah safe?
The five domains as identified are as follows:
Caring: By caring we mean that the Madrasah nurtures individuals with kindness, dignity, respect and compassion.
Responsive: By responsive we mean that Madrasah is willing to meet the needs of students and effective at addressing these needs.
Effective: By effective, we mean that Madrasah education achieves positive outcomes and promotes a balanced way of life guided by the teachings of Islam as personified by the Quran and the Ahlul Bayt (as).
Well Led: By well led we mean that the leadership, management and governance of the Madrasah assures the delivery of high- quality student-centred care, supports learning and innovation, and promotes an open and inviting culture.
Safe: By safe we mean that the Madrasah takes all practical steps to ensure that all students and staff are protected from risk, abuse and avoidable harm.
A consultation process on the refined assessment model has started with all the Madrasah assessors