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.
CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF SHAPING INSPIRING TEACHERS
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.
What can I study?
Explore the School of Education and Professional Studies programs and courses
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.
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.
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.
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.
December 06, 2018
NRL research aims to lift participation rates and promote junior players’ wellbeing
Dr Wayne Usher, from the School of Education and Professional Studies, has played a significant role in helping guide Australia’s Rugby League into an exciting new era.
December 03, 2018
Griffith Education partners with Singapore Special Education school
Griffith’s School of Education and Professional Studies, has signed an agreement with MINDS Singapore to collaborate on special education programs for children. Movement for the Intellectually Disabled of Singapore (MINDS), was founded to provide equal opportunities for children with intellect...
December 02, 2018
A creative teacher professional learning approach to student engagement
In 2016, a team of Griffith’s School of Education and Professional Studies researchers (Associate Professor Jeanne Allen (team leader), Dr Glenda McGregor, Professor Donna Pendergast and Dr Michelle Ronksley-Pavia) were commissioned by the ACT to develop measures to support the educational engagemen...
October 31, 2018
Griffith alumnus wins prestigious teaching award
Griffith education alumnus Natalie Harris has won the Queensland College of Teachers Excellence in Teaching Award for her work in inspiring young girls in science and technology.