Teachers - provisionally registered

Provisional registration

Provisional registration may be granted to new applicants, teachers from interstate and overseas, and sometimes teachers returning to teaching after a career break.


myQCT is a secure online portal where you can apply to transition from provisional to full registration. You can also download receipts, pay annual fees, record your CPD, access professional development resources and more.

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Transitioning to full registration

Everything you need to know about applying to move to full registration.

Early childhood education and care services

Information for teachers delivering an educational program to children in the year immediately before the preparatory year.

Reapplying at the end of four years provisional registration

If you have not progressed to full registration at the end of four years of provisional registration you will need to reapply.  This requires you to complete another application for registration. 

Download the Application for teacher registration fact sheet.

The Australian Professional Standards for Teachers

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. View the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers

Social media

The QCT is active on Facebook. Come and join the conversation on issues affecting teachers in Queensland

Subscribe to QCT TV, our YouTube channel

View videos on topics of interest, such as robotics in the classroom, tips for beginning teachers, support and training on child abuse and neglect, information on teaching awards and more. New videos are added regularly so don’t forget to subscribe for notifications.
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QCT regularly videos teachers in schools as part of its professional development resources. In our latest series, watch beginning teachers in action as they bring to life the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers. You can volunteer to participate, and share your story on video with the support of Filmpond and the QCT. Watch current Filmpond clips.

QCT information events - workshops and web conferences

The QCT runs face to face workshops and online web conferences throughout the year covering the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers and their application to a range of registration functions and requirements. Check out our Events Portal for more information and dates.