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Early Childhood Teacher Scholarship

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

From 1 January 2014, the Education and Care Services National Law (National Law) requires centre-based early childhood education and care services to engage, or have access to, a qualified early childhood teacher. Under the National Law, an early childhood teacher is a person with an approved early childhood teaching qualification.

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.

Queensland teacher registration

If seeking teacher registration as a scholarship recipients would need to confirm their eligibility directly with the Queensland College of Teachers (QCT).

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 the purpose 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 (QCT) website.

Further information

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

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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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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