Nominations are now closed for the 2023 Crescent Awards

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Learner Awards

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Educator Awards

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Educator Team Praxis Awards

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The Crescent Awards acknowledge, showcase, and celebrate the inspired achievements and contributions of educators, leaders, educational teams, and Muslim learners across sites of education in Australia.

Every year, educators from across Australian schooling, inclusive of, early childhood education and care services, as well as Muslim community education sites, are encouraged to share their stories and inspire their colleagues, families, and communities more broadly.

For educators and leaders, the Crescent Awards acknowledge, showcase, and celebrate their outstanding contributions to  the field of Islamic schooling and education in Australia, a growing collective positively impacting the lives of Muslim children and young people in Australia.

Similarly, for Muslim learners, across diverse educational settings in Australia, the Crescent Awards acknowledge, showcase, and celebrate their outstanding achievements and contributions within and beyond school communities. 

The Crescent Awards are proud to give a voice to these stories and to shine a spotlight on the inspired achievements and extraordinary service and contribution of these remarkable individuals and teams within school communities across Australia. 


Our Partners

The Centre for Islamic Thought and Education 

The Centre for Islamic Thought and Education (CITE), positioned in the School of Education at the University of South Australia (UniSA) is dedicated to fostering the research-practice nexus for Islamic schools globally. CITE is Australia’s first Centre supporting leaders, educators, and Islamic school communities by advancing thought leadership and research, and offering teacher education and professional learning, relevant to Islamic schools and educational settings, as inspired by Islam’s distinct philosophy of education. CITE is proud to be powering Islamic school leaders and educators of distinction in Australia’s first recognised and accredited degree program based on Islamic Pedagogy. 

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Australia’s first Islamically-compliant superannuation fund, Crescent Wealth is dedicated to opening up financial security for Australia’s Muslims. Established in 2011 and with a full Authorised Financial Services Licence (AFSL), Crescent Wealth is proud of serving its 12,000 members who have collectively invested their retirement funds with Crescent for over 11 years.

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