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:

40,000 +

Graduates have become teachers, childcare specialists, educators and government trainers.


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

Helicopter parents take extreme approach to homework

02-02-2016Parents who take the overparenting approach, known as helicopter parenting, are possibly hindering their child’s development...

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

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

QUT wins two prestigious teaching awards

09-12-2015A QUT program designed to improve job prospects for PhD students and another enhancing the quality...

Children with disabilities risk being misdiagnosed: QUT researcher

27-01-2016Children with disabilities risk being misdiagnosed in order to receive school funding support, says QUT Associate...

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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.

Academic profiles