The accreditation process involves a rigorous assessment of an initial teacher education (ITE) program against a set of nationally agreed standards. Accreditation standards and procedures are designed to ensure that all graduates of ITE meet the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers at the Graduate career stage. This ensures the program is of high quality and prepares pre-service teachers for the teaching profession. The process also includes an assessment of a provider’s quality assurance and continuous improvement mechanisms, as well as ensuring that the provider has a nationally endorsed teaching performance assessment which all graduates must successfully complete.
In Queensland, each program is assessed by a panel of nationally trained assessors that includes school leaders, employers, practising teachers and higher education representatives. A mandatory site visit involving forums with school partners, graduates, ITE students and the teaching staff of the ITE program is embedded in Queensland reaccreditation processes. Panels make a recommendation to the QCT’s Professional Standards Committee, which holds responsibility for granting accreditation and determines the length of the accreditation period. A maximum of five years accreditation may be granted.
More information on the accreditation process may be found at: www.aitsl.edu.au/deliver-ite-programs/standards-and-procedures.
|Provider||Queensland University of Technology|
|Program title||Bachelor of Mathematics/Master of Teaching (Secondary)|
|Program duration in equivalent full-time student load (EFTSL)||4.5 years|
|Minimum program duration||4 years|
|Stage of schooling||Secondary|
|Mode(s) of delivery||On Campus / Online|
|Campus location(s)||Gardens Point, Kelvin Grove|
|Date of current accreditation||5/6/2020|
|Accreditation outcome*||Five-year accreditation period granted|
|Accreditation expiry date (optional)||31/12/2025|
|Quality assurance processes in place||
Quality assurance processes include, but are not limited to:
Program description and rationale
Students studying under the Bachelor of Mathematics component in MV01 Bachelor of Mathematics /EU50 Master of Teaching (Secondary) take discipline units to meet the requirement for two teaching areas in the Master of Teaching (Secondary). Completion of the degree provides the required minimum 72 credit points of discipline content to permit Mathematics as a first teaching area. Students also complete 48 credit points in computing, which provides the discipline knowledge for Technologies Education (Digital Technologies) as a second teaching area.
The QUT Bachelor of Mathematics/Master of Teaching (Secondary) includes 60 days of supervised professional experience in secondary schools.
The Bachelor of Mathematics component is on campus, the Master of Teaching (Secondary) component is on campus/online.
For further information including entry requirements and career opportunities, please visit the QUT website.
Queensland University of Technology graduates have successfully passed the national literacy and numeracy test (LANTITE), the final Queensland Professional Experience Reporting Framework (QPERF) and the Quality Teaching Performance Assessment (QTPA).
* Nationally accredited ITE programs delivered in Queensland are subject to ongoing monitoring, including: