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Early Childhood Teacher Scholarship for Advanced Diploma holders

From 2014, the department will no longer offer new scholarships in this program.

From 1 January 2014, all long day care and kindergarten services will be required to employ a four year qualified early childhood teacher to provide leadership in the delivery of the kindergarten program.

Scholarship benefits

Scholarship recipients were provided with a range of support directly related to their studies including:

Employer benefits

Skills and knowledge gained through the study program will benefit the employee as well as the centre in which they are currently employed.

Employers are encouraged to support their employees who are successful in gaining a scholarship, including releasing the recipient to complete compulsory professional experience placements.

Employers are able to seek reimbursement of up to 50% of the scholarship recipient's usual gross salary which has been paid by the employer during the period that the recipient participates in the approved professional experience. For further information refer to the Fact Sheet for 50% Salary Contribution for Employer's Adobe PDF document.

Queensland teacher registration

Individuals who currently hold a four year preservice teacher education qualification may be eligible for teacher registration External Link with the Queensland College of Teachers External Link (QCT). Please visit the QCT website for a list of Approved Queensland Preservice Teacher Education Programs External Link for purposes of teacher registration External Link in Queensland.

Individuals who currently hold teacher registration External Link in other Australian states or territories or New Zealand may be eligible for Queensland teacher registration through the mutual recognition process External Link. Further information is available from the Queensland College of Teachers External Link.

Fact sheets

Fact sheet - salary contribution for employers Adobe PDF document
Fact sheet - scholarship information for employees Adobe PDF document
Fact sheet - scholarship information for employers Adobe PDF document

Forms

Change of employer advice Adobe PDF document
Personal details advice Adobe PDF document
Salary contribution request form Adobe PDF document

Further information

For further information about the Early Childhood Teacher Scholarship for Advanced Diploma holders, please contact the Project Officer at Initiatives.ECEC@dete.qld.gov.au

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This page was last reviewed on 21 Jan 2014

Fact sheets

Fact sheet - salary contribution for employers Adobe PDF document
Fact sheet - scholarship information for employees Adobe PDF document
Fact sheet - scholarship information for employers Adobe PDF document

Forms

Change of employer advice Adobe PDF document
Personal details advice Adobe PDF document
Salary contribution request form Adobe PDF document

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