Welcome! We are a social venture providing Arabic language classes for children in Cambridge, UK, as well as training for those wishing to set up their own classes.


We are hiring!


We are currently looking for teachers to run two classes on Sunday mornings:


Stage 1 our parent and child group for ages 0-3 at 10.15-11am 


Stage 2  for 6-11 year olds on Sundays mornings 


For further details please visit our recruitment page and contact us at hello@kalamna.org 




23 hours ago

Ramy Malek and his childhood salami with feta cheese and olive sandwiches (yum!) What other traditional (and delicious!) foods do you impose on your kids? 😋

_ These were moments I liked most from when James interviews Sarah , Rami , Jack - 2016 full video: http://www.ramimalekonline.com/home/rami-maleks-full-inte...

2 days ago

We are so excited about our Oud Workshop today! Check out this short documentary about the Oud, in case you're in the mood! (See what we did there? 😄)

Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Artsworld meets the Iraqi musician who is determined to preserve the oud -an ancient instrument that repre...

Don't forget to book onto our #Arabic class masterclass on 20 July in Cambridge, UK! https://t.co/DuKQeqgqfQ

Why is the #Arabic sentence زوج عجوز special? A hint: try to read it from LEFT to right. https://t.co/iPjuGRoEjm

Hot on the heels of our first #Arabic Class Masterclass, we are planning a second one on Saturday 20 July! To book: https://t.co/DuKQeqgqfQ

Back by popular demand - our second #Arabic Class Masterclass on Saturday 20 July - Book now! https://t.co/DuKQeqy17o

Such a great turnout for our first ever #Arabic Class Masterclass! Thanks to a fantastic bunch of attendees whose enthusiasm was contagious!

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Who will take the lead in modernising Arabic language teaching?

The status quo It is a common complaint that the state of the Arabic language is at an all-time low. Teachers complain about the lack of motivation from students, while students complain about the material. Teaching methods are outdated, but not as much at the...

International Children’s Book Day

It’s International Children’s Book Day and it has got me thinking - we complain so much about the lack of good-quality Arabic children’s books when in fact my journey has led me to many excellent ones! There is room for so much more but to date, here are our 5 top...

On integrating Islamic culture into school curricula

I recently had the pleasure of presenting at the first Teacher Training Workshop held at the Cambridge University Centre of Islamic Studies.
The aim of the workshop is to help teachers in mainstream education to incorporate information on Islamic influences in day to day teaching materials.

Rami, the Oscars and Identity

We all watched with immense pride the historic moment that Rami Malek accepted his award for Best Actor on the renowned Oscars stage. What stood out most for me was his candid acceptance speech, in which he explained his Egyptian heritage and subsequent struggle with his identity growing up.