27 March 2017

Organised by the Centre for Islamic Thought and Education (CITE), University of South Australia


To be rescheduled


Melbourne:  Al Siraat College, 45 Harvest Home Road, Epping VIC 3076


Registration Open

The Centre for Islamic Thought and Education (CITE) will be delivering 1 day induction workshops for new teachers in Islamic schools (both Muslim teachers and teachers who do not identify as Muslim). The workshop covers religious and cultural competency in Muslim communities and Islamic schools; Islamic education principles, perspective and philosophies; responsive pedagogy for teaching Muslim students; and contemporary issues in the Australian Islamic school classroom. The Induction workshops are ideal for staff new to Islamic schools although they are open to all existing staff.

To register for the Islamic School Induction Workshops, please click here.


Each participant will receive:

  • 1 day intensive induction training workshop
  • Induction manual with session module notes
  • On-line discussion support group meetings twice/term for 12 months (8 sessions total)



  • Participant Registration Fee = $250 per participant


More Information on Course Content

Course Content

Morning session

  1. Islam in context 
  2. History of Australian Muslim community + history of Islamic schools in Australia
  3. Religious and Cultural competency in Muslim communities and Islamic schools

Middle session

  1. Islamic education heritage – principles/philosophies/worldview/purpose/Islamic pedagogy (nuances in understanding of knowledge, learning, concept of adab)
  2. Emerging Islamic school models– recognising and understanding your Islamic schools philosophy and approach
  3. Building partnerships with Muslim families

Afternoon Session

  1. Culturally responsive pedagogy for teaching Muslim students - Habits of Highly Effective Islamic School Teachers
  2. Contemporary issues in the Islamic school classroom