A rewarding teaching career starts here

Griffith’s School of Education and Professional Studies is among the world’s leading education schools, ranked in the top 100 worldwide. Building on a 40 year history of teacher preparation, the School brings this experience into a dynamic unit that operates across three campuses – Gold Coast, Logan and Mt Gravatt.

You’ll have the opportunity to engage with experts who are moving education forward in priority areas, including teaching literacy and developing teachers as researchers. Our lecturers are recognised as some of the best in Australia and have been awarded nationally for their excellence in teaching.

Our graduates are among the best graduate success rates in Australia and they are in-demand in the independent, Catholic and state education systems, as well as internationally.


You are invited to join Griffith University’s School of Education and Professional Studies to celebrate 50 years of shaping inspiring teachers.

Wednesday 10 April 2019
Mount Gravatt Campus

Reconnect with alumni, past and present staff, and industry professionals to reflect on educational milestones over the past 50 years, and share insights about the future of teaching and education.

Register your interest to attend and an invitation will follow shortly.

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What can I study?

Explore the School of Education and Professional Studies programs and courses

Autism Centre of Excellence

The central focus of the Autism Centre of Excellence (ACE) is improvement in the quality of life of children and adults with autism. The ACE seeks to support learning for people with autism across their life span and open doors of opportunity – from early childhood, to further education and employment. The ACE is a multidisciplinary initiative drawing on expertise from areas such as education, health and behavioural sciences.

The Centre works collaboratively with the state and federal governments’ Education, Health and Communities portfolios.

Griffith Institute for Educational Research

The Griffith Institute for Educational Research (GIER) is home to more than 220 researchers and research students, making it one of the largest concentrations of university-based education researchers in the country.

World rankings

Griffith is ranked in the top 2% of universities worldwide




Opportunities for students and teachers

Our School supports a range of high school programs across our Gold Coast, Logan, and Mt Gravatt campuses. The School has strong relationships with schools and industry partners, including two school-based teacher education centres of excellence.

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Professional experience placements

Professional experience placements

Be immersed in the real teaching world

Preservice teachers are placed in early childhood settings, primary and secondary schools, across the range of state, independent and catholic systems in the Brisbane, Logan, Gold Coast and northern New South Wales districts.

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Professional learning hub

Professional learning hub

Tailored professional learning opportunities

Our Professional Learning Hub (PL Hub) gives you exclusive access to the School of Education and Professional Studies. With a range of features the PL Hub is your one stop shop for your Professional Learning needs.

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