Information and Resource Portal for
Queensland Teachers and their Employers
QCT eNews is an email newsletter sent five times a year to teachers on the QCT’s register of approved teachers. The newsletter includes updates on QCT activities, information relevant to teachers’ registration and other items of interest to Queensland teachers. Past issues are available here
This report is the result of a major research project undertaken by the QCT in 2013. It provides valuable insight into the complex issues around beginning teacher attrition. The study has produced a significant body of information for the QCT and key stakeholders to inform the development of policy and strategies regarding the retention of early career teachers in the profession in Queensland. Completed Research.
Nominations for the 2014 QCT Excellence in Teaching Awards have closed. Finalists will be announced in October.
This recently published paper presents data from surveys of beginning teachers in Queensland and explores current avenues of support.
Read more from the Australian Journal of Teacher Education here…
The Queensland College of Teachers is a member of ATRA, the incorporated association of Australasian Teacher Regulatory Authorities.
The QCT has asked over 8000 registered teachers who are not currently working in a Queensland school to participate in a
survey to help us learn more about their current circumstances and future career plans.
The results of this survey will be used to inform future policy development and help us project the available teaching workforce.
Click here for more information
Entries for the 2014 World Teacher’s Day student challenge are open.
More details www.qct.edu.au/wtdstudentchallenge.
Are you a beginning teacher or know of a beginning teacher?
The QCT is calling for nominations for early career teachers to share their classroom practice via a movie documentary
using the ClassMovies process.
Click here for more information.
The Queensland College of Teachers has been tasked by the Queensland Government to work with providers, unions and the sector to define a set of professional standards for Further Education and Training practitioners in Queensland. This exciting Project is under way and a web site has been launched to allow interested parties to keep up to date with the progress of the Project. The website includes regular updates, a Blog and the opportunity to subscribe to a newsletter. fet.qct.edu.au
There are a range of web conferences available to suit both provisionally registered teachers and fully registered teachers. Participation in these web conferences contributes to your continuing professional development hours and you will receive a certificate of participation for each live session you attend.
Web conferences are conducted after school and you do not need any technical expertise or experience to participate. Click here for more details.
Recordings of the web conferences can be accessed through your Online Services account.
In February 2014 the Australian Government established a Teacher Education Ministerial Advisory Group (TEMAG) to provide advice on improving teacher education programs. In May TEMAG produced an Issues Paper as part of a public consultation process. The QCT has made a submission in response to the Issues Paper.
The Queensland Government has commissioned the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) to conduct an independent review of Queensland senior assessment and tertiary entrance processes. You can read reports, discussion papers and updates on the review here:www.acer.edu.au/queenslandreview
The Queensland College of Teachers has partnered with the New South Wales Institute of Teachers and the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership to produce an online professional learning experience to assist teachers in supervising pre-service teachers. The four on-line modules can be found at aitsl.edu.au/spt
The Register of Teachers is a list of persons who hold or have held registration as a teacher in Queensland.SEARCH THE REGISTER >