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

Shortage of early childhood teachers

07-10-2016 There has never been a better time to study to become an early childhood teacher.

Rise of the screens: YouTube most popular digital content in Australian classrooms

25-10-2016 A QUT report suggests Australian schools should be more flexible with the use of YouTube and...

MEDIA ALERT: Everything is awesome at Caboolture this Saturday!

22-11-2016 The FIRST LEGO League (FLL) will arrive at Caboolture this Saturday, November 26, with QUT hosting...

Inspiring educator named QUT's Outstanding Alumni Award winner for the Faculty of Education

02-08-2016 Accomplished and respected educator and leader, Maryanne Walsh, was named winner of QUT’s Outstanding Alumni Award...

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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