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 75

  • Academic Ranking of World Universities by Subject 2020

Top 100

  • QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020

Graduates in demand

Rated the best in Australia for full-time employment in the 2020 Good Universities Guide

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 Queensland for learner engagement, learning resources, overall experience, skills development and teaching quality (Good Universities Guide 2020)

Our leadership team

Professor Suzanne Carrington
Position
Associate Dean, Research
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Professor Susan Irvine
Position
Head, School of Early Childhood and Inclusive Education
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Faculty of Education
Professor Donna King
Position
Associate Dean, Learning and Teaching
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Faculty of Education
Professor Dann Mallet
Position
Head, School of Teacher Education and Leadership
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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

30 Jun 2020

Tom’s lasting legacy – the gift of education

After a distinguished career focused on improving mathematics education, Emeritus Professor Tom Cooper passed away recently and will be remembered for his passion for improving mathematics teaching and learning in schools, as a visionary educator and researcher, and as a long-time staff donor for QUT’s Learning Potential Fund.

25 Jun 2020

QUT is top Young Uni in Australia

QUT has been named Australia’s best young university in the Times Higher Education rankings announced tonight (24 June 2020).

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