Teacher registration acknowledges teaching as an important profession.
As in other professions that require registration, such as medicine, law and nursing, registration highlights the unique professional qualifications, knowledge and skills required to practice.
The registration system ensures that only appropriately qualified and suitable people are employed as teachers in Queensland. This contributes to protecting educational standards and student safety, and upholds the reputation of the profession.
For teachers, registration means:
The QCT provides for Queensland registered teachers: