Islamic Studies 2020-02-19T15:49:44-07:00

Imam Al Shatibi Quran Institute

The Quran Institution was established in September of 2011. Imam Al Shatibi is currently one of the biggest Educational programs at Al Rashid Mosque. The institution was established is being led by Shaik Ahmad Badawi. Today there are over 600 registered students in part time learning varying between the ages of 7 and 80.


Imam Al Shatibi Institute mission is to build a community of Muslims who are well diverse in understanding Islam by not only memorizers Qur’ān, but also by learning Hadith, Arabic and training to achieve perfect recitation.


An institution developed and designed to bring our community and the young Canadian Born Muslims across Edmonton to learn, understand and memorize Quran perfectly.

Our goal is to ensure that Muslims in the community is able to read the Quran properly with proper pronunciation and the rules of reading the Quran. Al Rashid Quran Academy strives to reach its fullest potentials to have the students to graduate the program having the whole Quran memorized with excellent Tajweed and become certified to teach others themselves.

Imām al-Shāṭibī hosts many yearly competitions, opening up the chances for participants to share their journey with their community.

The Quran Academy program runs on the weekend.

  • Time: Morning (10 AM- 1:PM) or Afternoon (1:30 PM – 4:30 PM) Depends on the level
  • Location: Edmonton Islamic Academy (EIA)
  • Duration: September to May
  • Days: Saturday OR Sunday
  • Ages: 7+

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In An-Noor Academy students have the opportunity to advance through 4 levels.  The academy teaches Quran, Arabic, and Islamic studies. An-Noor Academy believes in creating a positive environment to nurture and develop the Muslim identities of our students but also to learn how to be part of a multi-faith environment without sacrificing the fundamental beliefs and practices of Islam. Our philosophy is to engage students through activities and a hands-on approach that will motivate our children to continue learning and practicing their deen.

All the teachers are specialized and taught from Arabic specialists to teach Arabic from teaching the alphabets, into advancing their Arabic skills and techniques and be able to read and write on their own.

An-Noor Academy program runs on the weekend.

  • Time:10:30 AM – 1:30 PM
  • Location: Al Rashid Mosque
  • Duration:September to May
  • Days:Saturday OR Sunday
  • Ages: 5-12 years old

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This program is dedicated towards teaching Muslims the stories and Hadiths of Prophet Mohamed (PBUH) by studying the book “Al-Nawawi’s Forty Hadith” by Imam Al-Nawawi .

By the end of this program the student will receive a certificate for his/her attendance and listening of the hadeeth or a certificate of memorization and mastery of the hadeeth. Must speak Arabic Fluently. 

The Hadith Academy program runs on Wednesday 

  • Duration of the course: Total of 50 sessions
  • Time: 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
  • Location: Al Rashid Mosque
  • Ages: 7+

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This program is an advanced intensive Quran program, where students will have a chance to earn their Ijazah between 6-12 Months.

Male Classes:

  • One Day a Week $60/Per Month
    Two Days a Week $120/per Month
    Three Days a Week $180.00/per Month
  • Time:  7:30 PM -10:30 PM
  • Location: Al-Rashid Mosque (Men prayer area)
  • Ages: 8+

Female Classes:

  • Time:  11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
  • One Day a Week $60/Per Month
  • Two Days a Week $120/per Month
  • Location: Conference Room
  • Ages: 8+

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Payment Options

  • $25.00 (Please note that if you are enrolled as a monthly giver with Al Rashid Mosque; this fee is waived)
  • Qaida $15
  • Arabic Workbook $25
  • Juzu’ Yassin $20
  • Islamic Book $10

Option 1:
Full payment (Sept– May) $60 X 9 months= $540

Option 2:
Two payments: (if you choose this option you MUST fill out the method of payment for term 2 tuition)

  • Term 1 (Sept-Dec): $60 X 4 months= $240
  • Term 2 (Jan– May): $60 X 5 months= $300

Option 3:
Monthly $70 (Paid ONLY with preauthorized monthly withdrawal)

Shaik Ahmad Badawi

Shaik Ahmad Badawi started learning his journey in Islamic studies and memorizing Quran at the age of 10; he was able to full memorize Quran at the age of 12. Shaik Ahmed continuous to purse his studies in Hadith, Tafseer, and Tajweed which enabled him to land the job of the Imam and Quran teacher of Maskid Al Jadid in Hama, Syria at the age of 20. Since then, Shaik Ahmed has devoted his life to teaching Muslims the art of recitation and help them in their journey to memorize the full Quran. He was awarded SANAD award in 2009. Shaik Ahmad found Imam Al Shatibi Institute in 2011 and has been the director of this fast growing Islamic institute since then.

Contact Information:

780.451.6694 Ext.: 1

Add Important Dates:

September 14/15, 2019: First Day of School (Sat & Sun)
December  21/22, 2019: Winter Holiday (Sat & Sun)
No Spring Break.
May  30 & 31, 2020 (not confirmed): Celebration Day 




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