Islam places great stress on seeking knowledge and education. Generally speaking, one can't find the proper right path in this world, this is true in all times and places. In fact, Islam called upon seeking out knowledge on all the levels. The first word of the Qur`an, revealed by God to prophet Muhammad (PBUH) was read, which highlights the importance of science and learning.
The prophet (PBUH) said:seeking knowledge is a compulsory on every Muslim. He also said: whoever follows a path seeking knowledge, God will make his path to paradise easy.
In Islam, education process derives its pillars from Holy Quran and Prophetic Traditions, and sayings of Companions, Followers and the opinions of pedagogy scholars. From this balanced blend, the Islamic education derived its objectives, elements, means and methods, in the context of integrated system organized by Islamic teachings. Education process in Islam is a process of building and directing individuals to reach its maturity. For this aim, messages were revealed and messengers were sent to build individuals spiritually, mentally and physically, in the light of balanced system that enables them to perform his duties.