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7th Annual Australian Islamic Schooling Conference


Islamic Worldview: Renewing Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment
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Publication Date

17-18 August 2024

Submission Deadline

29 April 2024

Dive deep into the heart of the Islamic Worldview at our conference: Islamic Worldview: Renewing Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment. This unique conference is designed to explore the profound influence of the Islamic worldview on education and explore how it can renew curriculum development, pedagogical praxis, and assessment practices in Islamic Schools.

t this conference, we will embark on an enlightening journey, delving into the core principles and values that underpin the Islamic worldview. Our aim is to renew education by infusing it with the wisdom, ethics, and perspective that have shaped Islamic civilization for centuries, showcasing those who are creatively adapting and enacting this in the present.

CITE invites abstracts of original and critical research papers, or classroom-based examples addressing the broad theme of Islamic worldview: Renewing curriculum, pedagogy and assessment. Academics, educators, school leaders and school cohorts are welcome to submit.

CITE invites:

  1. a. short descriptions of proposed interactive educator workshops that showcase school and/or classroom-based examples of Islamic worldview programs in practice.
  2. b. abstracts for critical research papers on conceptual or empirical research related to Islamic worldview in Islamic schools.

Topics of interest for abstract submission include, but are not limited to:

  1. Islamic worldview in Education: Explore how the Islamic worldview has shaped entire educational systems and can continue to inform whole school renewal right down to the most practical aspects of learning and teaching.
  2. Innovative Pedagogical Approaches: Share innovative teaching approaches rooted in the Islamic worldview that are inspiring Islamic schools’ classrooms.
  3. Curriculum Development: Discuss the renewal of educational curricula and share emerging curriculum models that are God-centric and grounded in higher purpose.
  4. Assessment for Holistic Learning: Reflect on holistic forms of assessment that go beyond evaluating cognition and move toward assessing spiritual, moral, ethical, creative, and critical self-development.
  5. Teacher Training and Professional Development: Share insights into professional learning programs and initiatives that focus on holistic self-development of educators over technical teacher training or narrow performance and evaluation regimes.
  6. Global Perspectives on Islamic Education: Present research or case studies that highlight how the Islamic worldview influences education on a global scale, considering regional variations and adaptations.
  7. Social, Cultural and Political Context: Analyse the impact of social, cultural and political factors on the implementation of Islamic worldview in education, and strategies to navigate challenges and opportunities.
  8. Student Perspectives: Students sharing their experiences and insights on how the Islamic worldview has influenced their educational journey and personal growth.
  9. Islamic Education Policy and Advocacy: Explore the role of policymakers, advocates, and policy critics in privileging or promoting the Islamic worldview in resisting, challenging, or enhancing dominant education systems.
  10. Community Engagement: Share initiatives for centring families and communities in the educational journey of fostering faith.

Abstracts should be submitted to in Word format and written in the following order:

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