The role of education to enhance literacy in Islam


  • Ahmad Amin Student


Literacy, enhancing literacy skills, Literacy in Islam, Enhancing literacy in Islam, Islamic education in literacy


This paper looks at how education helps people learn to read and write from an Islamic point of view. The ability to read and write is literacy, which is necessary for learning. The goal of this study is to show how the role of education in Islam enhances literacy skills by describing the principles of education and the institutionalization of education. The research brings important insight into acquiring literacy skills, which are most emphasized in Islamic education from the first revelation of the Holy Qur’an. The focus of discussion is on the concept of literacy and how the principles of education in Islam and the institutionalization of education in Islam enhance literacy skills. The analytical methods and historical description are used throughout the study. This work finds out that literacy abilities open the door to knowledge acquisition and are essential for the development of any nation. Additionally, Islam views education as a duty that must be fulfilled in order to ensure and promote literacy in both worldly and heavenly education. According to the history of Islamic education, institutionalizing education may successfully raise literacy rates.


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Amin, A. (2022). The role of education to enhance literacy in Islam. Al-Risalah: Journal of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences (ARJIHS), 6(2), 478–494. Retrieved from