Abstract

Education is an important agenda that needs a special attention since the next generation to be born is largely influenced by the current education system. Even the rise and fall of a nation depends on the amount of education they received. The education field is not going through motionless rate, but instead, it is constantly evolving. The education system of Malaysia requires an effective blueprint to ensure it aligns with developments of the globalization era. Undoubtedly it is cast based on Falsafah Pendidikan Negara that upholds the Rukun Negara. Nonetheless, despite the tremendous technological advancement and innovation today as an effect of 21st-century globalization and 4th Industrial revolution, the main objective of national education needs not to be preserved to ensure it does not maunder to the point of failure. The evolution of technology has brought along the current trends of Internet 2.0 with a nature of distributed and consensus combining the software used and other assistive technologies. The facts that the Islamic education (IE) subject as a core subject that needs to be taken by each Muslim student also needs to be evolved with the current trends of innovation and transformation. The teaching and facilitating of Islamic education need to achieve its ultimate goal, which is to produce a better version of Muslim generation which can play the role of both servant and vicegerent of Allah on this earth. This paper intends to analyze the latest technological advancement and innovation in the education world as well as the challenges poses towards the Islamic education teachers. Teachers particularly EI teachers should always be prepared to accept the changes and innovations in education so that the PdPc PI process is in line with current needs. The excuse of not being able to use the technology should no longer be in the list as many alternatives have been made by the government to enhance their skill of utilizing the technology. The existence of new generation technologies such as the Augmented Reality (AR), the Virtual Reality (VR) and the latest Transmogrified Reality (TR) is supposed to be a whip in the current education field. Nevertheless, the use of technology in education is intended to open up the new dimension of education approach without stirring the education paradigm
Keywords: Islamic Education Teachers, Challenges, Teaching and Facilitating, Innovation