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

Robotics@QUT shines in STEM awards

15-08-2016 A robotics program pioneered by a QUT’s education researcher has been recognised for its hands-on and...

Break the bedtime shenanigans early, says QUT researcher

21-07-2016 Sleep. Many children make a sport out of resisting it, reaching Olympic levels of prowess in...

Indigenous education leader named QUT 2016 Young Alumnus of the Year

02-08-2016 When Jessa Rogers stands before a class of Indigenous students, addresses an education conference or mentors...

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.

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