We have built an excellent research profile, supported strongly by the work of the Office of Education Research. Our staff support researchers with grants, administration, finance, travel and resources, while also organising the training of higher degree research students.

Research strengths:

3,500 +

Students enrolled in our education courses.


Learning and teaching

Our staff are committed to improving the quality of education for diverse learners both in Australia and beyond.

Many of the faculty's pre-service graduates are registered with the Queensland College of Teachers but others work in child care settings or as trainers in community and industry settings.

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News and Events

To delay or not to delay? Tips for parents stressed about when their child should start school

20-07-2017 Parents of pre-school children and infants often feel significantly stressed as they ponder the pros and...

Education Horizon grants awarded to QUT Education researchers

19-07-2017 QUT Education’s innovative research was acknowledged in the Queensland Government Department of Education and Training’s latest...

QUT Education takes prominence in international ARWU rankings

03-07-2017 The Faculty of Education at QUT continues to take prominence in international rankings with the release...

How much gaming is too much for young children?

07-07-2017 In this Conversation article, QUT Education researchers Professor Sue Walker and Professor Susan Danby explain why...

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Community engagement

Exceptional teachers for disadvantaged schools

This innovative program prepares high quality teachers to work in low socio-economic schools. Our students receive specialised tuition and mentoring that equips them to work in schools where they can have the greatest impact.

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