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If you are thinking of enrolling in an initial teacher education program, you should be aware that the QCT does not accept all qualifications for teacher registration. Check which courses and providers are approved by the QCT.
The Australian Professional Standards for Teachers comprise seven Standards describing what teachers should know and be able to do. They are interconnected, interdependent and reflect the complex role of teaching.
The Standards are grouped into the domains of professional knowledge, professional practice and professional engagement.
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If you are currently registered in another Australian state or territory or in New Zealand, you are able to apply for teacher registration in Queensland under mutual recognition.
Fees are payable on application. There is also an annual fee to maintain your registration.
The QCT has developed a Code of Ethics for Teachers in Queensland which outlines the professional conduct and behaviour required of approved teachers in Queensland. It describes six values which underpin the profession.
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