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

Teachers quizzed about their thoughts on technology in classrooms

08-06-2016 A QUT researcher says targeted investment in technology in schools could help drive improvements to student...

Child’s play: Australia’s newest roboticists see eye-to-eye with R2-D2

25-05-2016 Children from age four can become robot programmers rather than waiting for the higher years in...

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...

New website makes higher education more accessible for Indigenous communities

16-06-2016 A QUT project funded by an Australian Government Higher Education Participation and Partnerships Program (HEPPP) grant...

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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