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 150 worldwide. Building on a 50 year history of teacher preparation, the School brings this experience into a dynamic unit that operates across three campuses – Gold Coast, Logan, Mt Gravatt and Digital campuses.
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.
2018 Australian University Teacher of the Year
Inspirational mathematics educator Associate Professor Kevin Larkin, from the School of Education and Professional Studies, has been named 2018 Australian University Teacher of the Year. Dr Larkin has more than 35 years of teaching experience and has spent the past seven years inspiring and motivating pre-service teachers and transformed how mathematics education is taught.
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.
What can I study?
Explore the School of Education and Professional Studies programs and courses
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.
School of Education and Professional Studies Head of School Message – March 2020
02 Mar 2020
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Autism study shows 4 out of 5 children on autism spectrum are anxious at school
05 Dec 2019
New Griffith University research shows that four out of five children on the autism spectrum report experiencing anxiety at school.