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It is our deep conviction that academic research and teaching must positively impact on external engagement with community, media, government and NGOs. This is at the heart of CITE’s philosophy.

CITE has extensive national and international engagement in Australia and overseas. 

CITE is engaged with state and federal government, and NGOs such as the Islamic Schools Association of Australia, Independent Schools Victoria, Independent Schools SA and multiple schools and service providers. CITE has been successful in forging significant links and partnerships with South East Asia (Indonesia and Malaysia), the Middle East (the UAE, Qatar and Oman), and the USA, the UK and South Africa. 

CITE is able to establish a distinctive competitive position by leveraging its strong relationships with national and international partners.

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Program details

Graduate Certificate in Education (Islamic Education)

Study Islamic pedagogy aligned to national educational priorities and Islamic education for contemporary contexts and realities. All courses are available online, so you can tailor your studies to your teaching schedule.

PROGRAM STRUCTURE

Islamic Pedagogy courses to be taken in the sequence below*

  • Principles and Praxis
  • Quality Teaching and Learning
  • Managing Learning Environments
  • Critical Perspectives on Curriculum

*You will have to apply for the Graduate Diploma in Education (Islamic Education) and exit with a Graduate Certificate once you have completed the above four courses.

 

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Graduate Diploma in Education (Islamic Education)

This graduate diploma has been developed to meet the needs of educators in Islamic schools or educators in state and private schools with a high percentage of Muslim students.

PROGRAM STRUCTURE

First Semester - Islamic Pedagogy courses

  • Principles and Praxis
  • Quality Teaching and Learning
  • Managing Learning Environments
  • Critical Perspectives on Curriculum

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Second Semester:

  • Introduction to Islam
  • Empires of Islamic Civilisation
  • Islamic Pedagogy: Contemporary Issues and Muslim Students in the classroom
  • Advanced Studies in Islam & International relations

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Master of Teaching (Secondary) Islamic pedagogy specialisation (minor)

This industry-relevant postgraduate qualification is for students who have already completed a three-year bachelor degree and would like to increase their employment prospects with a teaching qualification specialising in secondary education. The curriculum is solely focused on the education of children from Year Eight to Year 12.

4 Major study areas:

  • Curriculum studies
  • Professional experience
  • Education studies
  • Pedagogy

The Islamic pedagogy specialisation can be undertaken as a minor learning area, and comprises of two courses:

  • Islamic Pedagogy: Principles and Praxis
  • Islamic pedagogy: Quality Teaching and Learning

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Islamic Studies Minor

For all students undertaking their  Undergraduate Degrees

The study of Islam, its history and people is vital in today's world. This is especially true given the various challenges that face the Islamic world, and the relationship it has with the Western world and the global community.

The minor in Islamic studies is essential for any student desiring to understand Islam in the modern world, and its exceptionally useful for any students studying international relations, politics, media studies, history and education

  • Introduction to Islam
  • Empires of Islamic Civilisation
  • Sharia, Sacred Law and Islam Today
  • Islam and International Affairs

 

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