The Urgency of Muslim Family Education in the Digital Era


  • Ani Zahrotunnisa Magister Pendidikan Agama Islam, UIN K.H Abdurahman Wahid Pekalongan


Education, Muslim Family, Digital Age


The rapid development of digital technology today indicates that the world has entered a new era known as the digital era. In this digital era, everyone can access, provide, disseminate, communicate, and engage in various online activities. The information technology world offers numerous conveniences through automation, benefiting humans in many ways. However, it also poses potential harm to individuals. Therefore, Muslim family education plays a crucial role in shaping noble, strong, and wise children with a strong Islamic identity who can effectively navigate and utilize technology. This research employs a qualitative approach with a literature review methodology. The data collection technique involves documentation, which includes the analysis of relevant literature such as books, journals, and reputable articles related to the research theme. Subsequently, researchers conduct the analysis by critically examining the collected data and making continuous comparisons of the information found. The findings highlight the significant role of Muslim family education in the digital era in preparing the Muslim generation to face contemporary challenges. This is achieved through online religious education, implementing appropriate limitations on technology access, and providing supervision. Additionally, Muslim family education focuses on strengthening Islamic identity, cultivating digital awareness, and establishing positive parental role models. Overall, Muslim family education in the digital era has the potential to offer wider access to religious knowledge, foster deeper understanding, and encourage more active involvement in religious practices. By embracing these strategies, families can better navigate the digital world while preserving their Islamic values and principles.