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Education a university for the real world

QUT Faculty of Education

We are a leading provider of preservice teacher education and postgraduate coursework and research programs. Our strong links with the education community, award-winning teaching staff and researchers, and focus on practical, real-world learning ensure our courses and graduates are innovative and future-focused.

Our work

Our experts in the School of Teacher Education and Leadership and the School of Early Childhood and Inclusive Education pursue excellence in teaching and learning, research and engagement.

Study

We prepare digitally-engaged, resilient, career-ready teachers. Our graduates are ethical, reflective and collaborative practitioners who are prepared for the real world.

Research

We deliver world-class, innovative research that advances knowledge in education, generates real-world impact and achieves excellence in research.

Engage

We lead and contribute to local, national and international communities in education informed by our scholarship, research and expertise.

Our achievements and rankings

Top 50

  • 2019 Global Ranking of Academic Subjects – ShanghaiRankings

Top 100

  • QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019

Graduates in demand

97.9% of QUT graduates of undergraduate education courses were employed four months after graduation

Teaching and program excellence

  • Received 8 Australian awards or citations that recognise the nation’s most outstanding teachers and education programs in the past 9 years
  • Rated the best in Australia for full-time employment and learning resources in the 2019 Good Universities Guide

Our leadership team

Professor Suzanne Carrington
Position
Associate Dean, Research
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Faculty of Education
Professor Ann Farrell
Position
Head, School of Early Childhood and Inclusive Education
Division / Faculty
Faculty of Education
Professor Donna King
Position
Associate Dean, Learning and Teaching
Division / Faculty
Faculty of Education
Professor Kar-Tin Lee
Position
Head, School of Teacher Education and Leadership
Division / Faculty
Faculty of Education
Professor Carol Nicoll
Position
Executive Dean, Faculty of Education
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Faculty of Education
Professor Simone White
Position
Associate Dean, International and Engagement
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Faculty of Education

Peter Coaldrake Education Precinct

Professor Carol Nicoll invites you to explore our high-tech Peter Coaldrake Education Precinct


News and events

14 Nov 2019

QUT appoints new DVCs for research and education

QUT has appointed two new Deputy Vice-Chancellors to oversee the university’s future research directions and its education frameworks.

7 Nov 2019

PhD students take their research to Canada

Jonathan Purdy was one of four QUT Faculty of Education PhD students who attended the International HDR Doctoral Forum in Calgary, Canada in September. We asked Jonathan about his experience at the forum and the unique opportunity to develop his research skills and networks.

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