The learning Nest is committed to providing high quality care and education to children in an Islamic atmosphere, which embeds and integrates Islam and its ethos into the philosophy, program and daily routines of the centre.
To embed the love of Allah (swt) and His Messenger (saw), and to help nurture the beginning of a child’s lifelong learning journey as a proud Muslim Australian citizen.
learning Nest will honour and respect the whole-child as individuals, regardless of cultural background, ability or gender. Learning nest aims to foster and support the child’s spiritual, social, emotional, academic and physical development through age appropriate, purposeful experiences using the teachings from the Quran and the Sunnah as a guide
The Centre embraces a child-centred curriculum using play-based learning. Children will be empowered to pave their own learning based on their interests. Children will be provided with opportunities to equip them with lifelong skills as the ability to probe, be curious, make connections, research and query. In addition children will also be embedded with the lifelong values and adaab inspired by the Prophet Muhammad (saw).
Learning Nest believes the family is paramount in the child’s learning journey. Learning Nest believe the relationship between the family and the centre is fundamental for the child’s social, emotional and cognitive wellbeing. Learning Nest endeavours to involve families in the program and Centre.
Educators of the learning nest will provide a caring, warm and nurturing atmosphere for children. They will aim to emulate the adaab and Akhlaq as prescribed by the beloved Prophet (saw). Opportunities will be provided for educators to self-reflect and nurture their spirituality. Educator’s prioritise and ensure the wellbeing of the children, education an Islamic teachings are of a high standard. There will be regular references to the Quran and Sunnah and teaching practises will reflect a strong Islamic pedagogy.
Learning Nest programming is developed using the interest of the child, while meeting individual and group needs. Learning Nest will act as an advocate ensuring the rights of every child is respected.
Learning Nest provides community links to agencies which are of benefit to children and their families. The Centre will aim to strengthen its relationship with a local, broader and Muslim community.
Acknowledgement of country and re conciliation
Learning Nest acknowledges the Gunung-Willam-Balluk people as the original custodians of the land on which the Centre operates.