Archive: IQRA FAQs

All Iqra Network FAQs

Can I choose to have a female teacher?

Yes. Most women prefer to be taught by a female. Our female teachers are certified with ijaza, have taught for years, and have attained recognition as a scholar. They are all highly qualified and offer a level of comfort to our female students. Let us know your preference and we are happy to arrange it.

How do you pick your teachers?

With thousands of applications a year, we are blessed to be in a position to choose only the best. It is a rigorous application and background check process. They must go through a preliminary round of vetting before being offered an interview. After hiring, they are required to successfully complete a training and onboarding procedure […]

How do you maintain quality?

Every lesson is recorded. There is no other program that offers recorded sessions and the opportunity to view them. The academic advising team uses it for training purposes and to continually find ways to improve and make it dynamic for the student.

Do the teachers speak English?

Yes. With the majority of our students being native English speakers, it’s important that we maintain a staff of English-speaking teachers and advisors. Be assured, our native Arabic speaking teachers all have English aptitude.

When did you begin your business?

IQRA was founded in 2017 by three fathers, an MIT research scientist, a Tufts University educator, and Al-Azhar University Sheikh. With each founder bringing a unique skillset, they saw a need to bring proper Quran, Tajweed and Islamic Studies to families living in the West. All founders are now Board Members and work to secure […]

What makes IQRA different?

There are many online programs for Quran and Islamic Education, but none match the resume of IQRA. We hold the most prestigious accreditation of Quranic recitation. Sh. Masarawi, scholar and founder of the largest, and most accomplished Quran Institute awarded us the official seal of approval.

How much experience do you have?

We have taught over 1 million hours of Quran, Islamic Studies and Arabic. With over 3,000 active students in 46 countries, 300 teachers and 35 staff members, IQRA is run more like a Fortune 500 company than a local Sunday school, but with the personal touch of a family member. Feel confident knowing we attract […]

Where are you located and do you have service in my area?

Our headquarters is in Massachusetts, USA, and we have a satellite branch in Cairo, Egypt. Our staff and teachers are located all over the world. The school is online only, and so, we are able to offer lessons to anyone, anywhere in the world. All you need is a computer, phone, or tablet and an […]

My schedule changes a lot, what plan should I choose?

Our Pro and Elite Plans offer lesson cancellation and rescheduling. For maximum flexibility, Elite offers unlimited lesson rescheduling with no penalty fee.

Are there any discounts for multiple family members?

Yes. Pro and Elite Plans offer 5% and 10% discount for members of the same household. Most of our families with children choose the Pro Plan for schedule flexibility and sibling discount.