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RATEP (Community Based Teacher Education)


To increase the employment of Indigenous teachers and grow the capability of Indigenous paraprofessionals within Queensland state schools.

Duration of program



Schools hosting a RATEP Teacher Coordinator

Allocation of funds

Each year funds are distributed to schools hosting a RATEP Teacher Coordinator to contribute towards the operation of the program including stationery and educational resources.

Recurrent funding of $600 for schools with five or less students, and $1,200 for schools with greater than five students.

Establishment funding - depends on the cost to set up suitable facilities as determined by the Site Checklist and as agreed between the school principal and the regional program coordinator.

Payment details

PaymentDuring month ofProportion of allocation paid

Data requirements

Data itemData sourceDue date
Schools hosting RATEPProgram CoordinatorMarch

Further Information

DoE Strategic Plan Adobe PDF document External Link


State Program Coordinator
Telephone: (07) 4037 3836

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