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We’re producing the next generation of teachers and education solutions
Griffith is among the best for education graduate success rates in Australia and our School of Education and Professional Studies is ranked in the top 100 worldwide. Our education degrees span all levels of learning, from early childhood, primary and middle school, right through to high school, adult and vocational education. We also offer specialist programs in high-demand areas, including special education and autism studies through our Autism Centre of Excellence.
Study education at Griffith
A rewarding teaching career starts here.
This video features Griffith education staff, students and alumni, including: Donna Pendergast - Head of School of Education and Professional Studies; David Hartley—author and Acting Principal of Shailer Park State School; Rebecca Johnson—author, 2015 recipient of the Prime Minister's Award for Excellence in science teaching in primary school, and Griffith Arts, Education and Law 2016 group Alumnus of the Year winner; and Jonathan Webb—Griffith student on practicum at MacGregor State School.
Develop in-demand expertise
Our graduates are sought after in the independent, Catholic and state education systems in Queensland, as well as internationally. Our degrees prepare you for work by linking theory with practice, and give you the opportunity to develop your teaching skills in interesting and diverse locations.
Enjoy flexibility and choice
We offer a unique and extensive suite of qualifications and specialisations that will lead you to exciting new opportunities. If you already have a degree, you can qualify to teach in just 18 months, or accelerate your teaching career with a qualification in a high-demand specialist area. At the postgraduate level you can also choose how, when and where you study, all with the full support of our award-winning staff.
Benefit from our powerful partnerships
We maintain strong relationships with schools and industry partners, including two school-based teacher education centres of excellence. 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 education degrees span a variety of teaching careers. Depending on your degree and specialisation, you may work as a primary, secondary or special needs school teacher, a physical education teacher or sports coach.
Griffith education graduate
Learning diversity teacher
My Griffith degree gave me the confidence and experience with a vast range of teaching practices
November 08, 2018
Griffith experts to prepare Human Rights Bill submission
Monday 5 February — Friday 21 December
Ongoing Q&A sessions
Book a 30 minute, personalised appointment with a member of our student recruitment team, to help find the right degree for you and get personalised advice about your study options. You can also find out about scholarships and discover admission pathways to university. Find out more
Saturday 15 December — Thursday 20 December
Explore Your Options - Online
Chat online with our expert study advisers after you have received your entry score, to discuss your study options. Find out about admission pathways, entry requirements and program options, plus what you can do if your OP or ATAR score was higher or lower than expected.
*Excluding Sunday 16 December Find out more
Sunday 11 August — Sunday 11 August
Open Day 2019
With 240 information sessions, activities and tours across our Gold Coast, Nathan and South Bank campuses, discover what’s possible at Griffith. Find out more