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

Teaching the digital unknown with creative thinking and digital technology

25-07-2017 How do teachers prepare their students for jobs that don’t exist yet, and for a digital...

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...

Grand Challenge Lecture: Going for the Higher Fruit - Universities Post Peak Public Funding @ GP

11-08-2017 The metaphor of a crossroads has been used several times in higher education, here and in...

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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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