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Professional development

The more you learn, the more they learn

Want to make a bigger difference in the classroom? We can give you the specialist knowledge you need to take your teaching to the next level.

Flexible study options

Choose between studying online at your own pace, face-to-face or a combination to suit your needs.

Future focused topics

Choose from topics and specialist skills that will keep you ahead of developments in the profession.

Pathways to keep learning

Advance your learning. Our short courses can earn you credit towards a postgraduate qualification.

QLD Government approved training provider

Accredited Department of Education training provider 2019

Real-world facilitators

Our facilitators are experts in their field, leading you through courses that are in-depth and backed by research.

Online courses

Teaching students who have suffered complex trauma

Find out what complex trauma is, how it affects children and adolescents, and what can be done to help.


Free 2 hour intro course
Starts 11 November 2019
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Innovative thinking for teachers and school leaders

Build the capabilities to bring to life ideas and opportunities in your school or classroom.


Free 2 hour intro course
Starts 11 November 2019
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Creating apps in the classroom

Learn how to create a basic app to use in your own teaching practice. You'll use an app creation site to design and develop a simple sample app.


Free 2 hour intro course
Starts 18 November 2019
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Teaching phonics in early childhood

Learn how to support young children to develop their oral language and phonological and phonemic awareness.


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Starts 18 November 2019
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Teaching probability and statistics: middle years

Refresh the basics of statistics and probability, and learn appropriate strategies for teaching these concepts to middle year students (Years 7-9 or from ages 12-14).


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Bullying in schools - how should teachers respond?

Learn practical strategies you can use to support children and minimise bullying in your school and classroom.


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Child protection for teachers

Feel empowered to protect your students by identifying and reporting signs of child abuse and neglect.


Free 2 hour intro course
Starts 18 November 2019
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On campus workshops

Rhythm and movement for self-regulation - An introduction

Learn how to use music and movement to manage classroom behaviour of children aged 3 to 8 years old
Wednesday 16 October 2019, 6pm - 8pm - COURSE FULL
Wednesday 23 October 2019, 6pm - 8pm
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Differentiation for diverse students

Develop your understanding of differentiation in primary and secondary classrooms
Monday 21 October 2019, 8:30am-3:30pm
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Collaborative designing - transforming school learning spaces

Design or reinvigorate school learning spaces using collaborative charrette tools and methods
Friday 25 October 2019, 8:30am-3:30pm
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Introducing Desmos to your maths or science classroom

Use Desmos graphing calculators to help your students learn and love mathematics and science
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Prevention and intervention for school bullying

Create a positive school environment and help prevent, manage and respond to bullying
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Embedding Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander perspectives in education

Make your contribution to reconciliation and successful learning experiences for all students
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Introducing STEM to primary school classrooms

Ignite your students’ curiosity and love for STEM education with engineering activities for Years 3-6
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Self-care and wellbeing for teachers

Support yourself so you can support your students
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Teaching intercultural competence and awareness

Develop the skills to foster your students' intercultural sensitivity so they can thrive in the real world
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Teaching inquiry-based STEM in early childhood

Engage and excite children in STEM subjects in early childhood settings
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Mentoring beginning teachers

Share your skills and knowledge with the next generation of teachers
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Other workshops planned for 2019 include:

  • Assessment
  • Gender and sexualities
  • Digital pedagogies
  • Entrepreneurial thinking for school leaders

Email edu.pd@qut.edu.au to register your interest in these workshops.

Customised professional development for groups

Professional development courses can be customised for groups of education students, teachers, principals and senior staff or other people working in the education sector. If your school or organisation has a professional development need, we can tailor a course to meet your needs.

Our expertise includes assessment, classroom management, curriculum development, data analytics, early childhood, inclusive education, literacy, STEM, TESOL and trauma-aware schooling.

Email edu.development@qut.edu.au for more information about customised professional development.

Contact us

Find us at
Level 3, B Block
Victoria Park Road
Kelvin Grove QLD 4059

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