Behaviour Support

Updated April 2019
  • Mufti Aasim Rashid

    Islamic Education Phone 03 9407 7000 Email Mufti Aasim

    Mufti Aasim Rashid grew up in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, and started his formal education in the Islamic sciences at Jaamiah al-Uloom al-Islamiyyah Ajax, Ontario in 1992. After completing five years of intensive studies, he travelled to Dabhel, Gujarat India for higher studies in 1996, then went to complete his ʿālim course in Dewsbury, England and graduated with distinctive honours in 1999. Upon graduation he began his career as an educator, teaching a wide range of Islamic and academic subjects. It was during this period of teaching that he commenced his specialization (takhaṣṣuṣ) in al-fiqh al-islamī and iftāʾ under his professors at Ajax. This specialization continued even after he left Ajax to serve other Muslim communities in Canada.

    After several years of serving as an imam, educator and public speaker he travelled to Karachi, Pakistan to complete this specialization at the renowned Islamic University at Binnori Town. During his tenure in Karachi he also completed extensive studies and practical instruction in Islamic banking and finance. These studies were conducted in consultation with Mufti Taqi Usmani and under experts appointed by him.

    Aside from his certification in Islamic knowledge (ʿālimiyyah), he also holds a degree in iftāʾand a Masters’ degree in Islamic studies. He has committed the Qurʾān to memory and has been leading tarāwīḥ prayers for many years.

    Mufti Aasim Rashid has been graced with ijāzah in all major books of hadith, fiqh and tafsīrfrom numerous scholars, including Mufti Taqi Usmani, Maulana Safaraz Khan Safdar, Mufti Abdul Salam Chatgami, Dr. Abdul Haleem Nomani, Dr. Taqiuddin Nadwi and his spiritual mentor and shaykh Hazrat Maulana Yusuf Motala.

    He has also acquired formal education in alternative medicine, obtaining diplomas in Homeopathy and Naturopathy. He also holds certifications in various other disciplines of natural medicine.


    Upon graduating Mufti Aasim Rashid was appointed as a teacher at Jaamiah Ajax, where he served for several years. He taught major books of fiqh, tafsīr and hadith, including Sunan Abū Dāwūd, Sunan Nasāʾī, Sunan Ibn Mājah, and al-Ṭaḥāwī . He has also taught academic subjects such as English and Canadian Law at the senior high school level. From the year 2003 to 2008, he was the Imam at a major Islamic center in Montreal, Quebec, where he laid the foundation for his dārul ʿulūm, which is now known as the Al-Iḥsān Institute of Higher Islamic Education. He continued to teach at Jaamiah Ajax as a visiting professor of hadith, a position he maintains to date.

    Mufti Aasim held the positions of Director of Religion and Islamic Education for the B.C. Muslim Association, a large Islamic organization operating a wide network of mosques and schools in Canada, from 2010 to 2015.

    Prior to joining Al Siraat College as Director of Islamic Ecucation, he has beenis teaching and managing at the Al-Ihsan Educational Foundation, in Surrey, B.C. in Canada, which he founded in Montreal in 2003. To date, four batches qualified scholars have graduated.

    He conducts weekly lectures on hadith and tafsīr, as well as workshops and seminars on many important issues. He is a well-known speaker at Islamic events, as well as at colleges, universities and interfaith programs.


    Mufti Aasim has compiled several works in Arabic, English and Urdu. He has authored a series of textbooks for learning Arabic Grammar in English, as well as numerous books on important topics such as the sunnah of the beard, Eid sacrifices, ʿAqīdah, Islamic family life, Uṣūl al fiqh, and others. He has compiled a collection of fatwās, legal rulings issued by him, and begun a research on a commentary of the book Sharḥ Maʿānī al-āthār of Imam Ṭaḥāwī –a major text in hadith and Ḥanafī fiqh. Mufti Aasim is also an editor and contributing writer for the Integrated Encyclopedia of the Quran.

    Mufti Aasim Rashid
  • Salim Moeladawilah

    Counselling Support (Pastoral Care) Phone 03 9407 7025 Email Salim

    Salim Moeladawilah
  • Guls Ozluk

    Behaviour Consultant Phone 03 9407 7027 Email Guls

    Guls Ozluk
  • Yusoff Abdul Ghani

    Behaviour Mentor Phone 03 9407 7000 Email Yusoff

    My name is Mr Yusoff Abdul Ghani and I’m the Behaviour Mentor for Years 5 and 6.

    I look forward to working closely with the students and parents to:

    • Reforming or improve their attitude and behaviour in accordance with Islamic teaching
    • Motivating students to implement ideals, habits and rules
    • Implementing disciplinary procedures as prescribed by the Collage’s policies and guidelines.

    Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any issues or queries regarding your child throughout his/her year of study in Al Siraat College.

    You may e-mail me at the following address:

    Yusoff Abdul Ghani
  • Roland Locmelis

    Behaviour Mentor Lab Technician Mon: 10.30am - 1pm, Wed: 8am - 1pm and Thurs: 8am - 3.40pm Phone 03 9407 7000 Email Roland

    Roland Locmelis
  • Naazia Syed

    Behaviour Mentor Tues/Wed/Thurs from 8am - 12pm Phone 03 9407 7000 Email Naazia

    Naazia Syed
  • Aatika Masood

    Behaviour Mentor Mon/Thurs/Fri from 10am - 2pm Phone 03 9407 7000 Email Aatika

    Aatika Masood
  • Rocaya Stebbing Fatrouni

    Customer Support Officer Behaviour Mentor Phone 03 9407 7019 Email Rocaya

    Rocaya Stebbing Fatrouni