Islam Awareness and Anti-Islamophobia Resources

Tina Aseffa
Tihitena Aseffa
Maryam Attia
Maryam Attia
Last Update September 12, 2022
4 already enrolled

About This Course

This course includes a set of practical workshops which can be easily customized and ready to deliver within learning environments -be that within a classroom, or as a professional development session for educators and administrators. Training videos and workshop documents are provided to ensure that administrators and educators are well equipped to deliver the content. Every single workshop incorporates Ontario’s equity and inclusive education strategy and a culturally responsive lens in delivery. These workshops provide hands-on and engaging ways of learning about the daily lives and practices of Muslims.

To start this course please click the “Start Learning” or “Continue to lesson” button on the right. Subtitles for the video lessons are available in various languages. If you wish to turn them on, please click the subtitle (cc) button on each video.

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Learning Objectives

To have an inclusive education strategy and a culturally responsive lens in delivery of content related to the daily lives and practices of Muslims.
To gain an awareness of how to develop an anti-Islamophobia framework within our learning spaces in order to foster a safe space for all students.
To address how to support your Muslim students in your classrooms.

Material Includes

  • lesson presentations are downloadable.


  • Recommended to take Islam for Educators, and Dismantling Islamophobia in Schools as prerequisites to this course.

Target Audience

  • Teachers, Educators, and Parents/Guardians


6 Lessons45m

Your Instructors

Tihitena Aseffa

Senior Researcher at MAC Education Department

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Tihitena (Tina)  Aseffa is a Senior Researcher at the Muslim Association of Canada (MAC).

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Maryam Attia

Senior Program Manager at MAC Eduaction Department

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Maryam Attia is a mother and passionate educator with a love for learning and teaching. She is a University of Toronto graduate with a Honours Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Education. Maryam is an Ontario certified teacher and guidance counsellor, and she has more than 10 years of experience in schools as both a teacher and administrator. She is currently a senior program manager at Muslim Association of Canada (MAC) with a focus on character education. Maryam values service, dedication and excellence and strives to live those values in everything she does. 

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