Teaching in Queensland

Teachers are employed in a variety of positions in Queensland educational and other institutions.  Most teachers in Queensland work in either state (government) or non-state schools (including independent schools and Catholic schools).

Registration as a teacher is required to teach in any Queensland school.

There are several different ways to become a teacher.

Becoming a teacher

Information on pathways into teaching for school leavers, degree-qualified graduates, people with vocational qualifications and others interested in becoming a teacher.

Teacher education programs

Information for potential teachers, ITE providers and supervising teachers on teacher education programs available in Queensland, how programs are accredited, and program elements such as professional experience and internships.

About teacher registration

All teachers in Queensland must be registered to teach with the QCT. Find out more about teacher registration requirements and processes.

Who employs teachers?

Information and links to teacher employment authorities in Queensland.

Data about teachers

Data and research results about Queensland teachers.

Teaching awards

Information on annual teaching awards and teaching scholarships.

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