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. 

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


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

Courses to be taken in sequence. * Exceptions can be made for taking courses out of sequence after consultation with program co-ordinators.

Islamic Pedagogy courses offered in Study Periods (SP)

  • EDUC 5262 - Principles and Praxis (Study Period 2)
  • EDUC 5263 - Quality Teaching and Learning (Study Period 5)
  • EDUC 5280 - Managing Learning Environments (Study Period 2)
  • EDUC 5279 - Critical Perspectives on Curriculum (Study Period 5)



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For all students undertaking their  Undergraduate Degrees

The courses are online, and the contents are designed in a welcoming and inclusive environment that makes for easy engagement with course coordinators and to meet your academic expectations. 

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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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