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:


Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) rating for curriculum and pedagogy research.


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

Study finds more parents choose to delay child's start to school

19-05-2016 Parents across Australia are increasingly choosing to hold back their children’s start to school due to...

Australia-wide autism report calls for ‘agile’ response in classrooms

06-05-2016 Australia's first national report investigating the educational needs of students with autism has identified social and...

Early childhood educators provide the building blocks for lifelong learning

14-04-2016 Gone are the days of early childhood careers being viewed as child minding or simply about...

What’s a teacher’s tipping point? Study researches teachers’ reasons to refer anxious children

28-01-2016 Teachers of primary-aged children who demonstrate excessive anxiety often won’t refer a child for help unless...

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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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