Educators, scholars, and policymakers will gather on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 August 2024 at the Islamic College of Brisbane for the 7th Annual Australian Islamic Schooling Conference, a significant event aimed at redefining education through the lens of the Islamic worldview.

Anticipation is high as educators, scholars, and policymakers prepare to converge for a deep dive into how Islamic worldview can renew Islamic schools and education.

Organised by the Centre for Islamic Thought and Education (CITE), University of South Australia, with the support of the Islamic schooling Association of Australia (ISAA), the conference emphasises the importance of the Islamic worldview into education, advocating for a holistic approach that aligns with spiritual, academic, and moral development.

The conference, themed “Islamic Worldview: Renewing Curriculum, Pedagogy, and Assessment,” marks a critical juncture in the integration of the Islamic worldview with contemporary educational practices.

The conference promises a blend of global perspectives and local experiences. Case studies and research from various regions will showcase how the Islamic worldview influences education worldwide, adapting to different cultural and social contexts.

The conference will bring together over 300 participants from across Australia and beyond, focusing on how Islamic worldview can renew Islamic schools and education.

The event highlights the importance of aligning modern educational methodologies with the Islamic worldview. The goal is to infuse education with the wisdom and ethics that have shaped Islamic civilisation for centuries. By doing so, we can inspire a generation of students who are not only knowledgeable but also morally and spiritually enriched.

The conference is structured around several pivotal themes that address various aspects including innovative pedagogical approaches, curriculum development, holistic assessment and more.

Presentations include insights from both global and local contexts, showcasing how the Islamic worldview influences education worldwide. Case studies will demonstrate the adaptation of the Islamic worldview in various regional settings, highlighting the versatility and universality of the Islamic educational approach.

As the conference approaches, there is a palpable sense of excitement among participants. The event is expected to catalyse significant discussions on renewing educational practices through the lens of the Islamic worldview, fostering a generation of learners who are not only academically proficient but also ethically and spiritually enriched.

For more information on the conference and its sessions, visit the official conference page.