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:


Ranked 'above world standard' for our research in education - Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA).


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

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...

Get sleep sorted by age 5 to help children settle at school

09-03-2016 A child who soothes themselves back to sleep from an early age adjusts to school more...

The May Spark: 2015 OER Seed Funding Grant Outcomes

10-05-2016 This session will provide an overview of the progress of three projects funded through the OER...

IN CONVERSATION - Past-Present-Future Horizons for Educational Research: Social Constructions of Race, Culture & Nation

19-04-2016 This in-conversation considers how race, culture and nation impact where the frame for educational research is...

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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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