As a beginning teacher you will find the DET induction website is a valuable resource in your first critical months of teaching. It provides you with all the 'need-to-know' information about working for the department, as well as practical tips, hints and classroom activity ideas.
The induction website also links to the online mandatory induction program, which comprises a number of online courses covering the essential aspects of induction. The courses available are:
The department has developed online resources to support your capability development from pre-service through induction and the early stages of your career.
The Teacher Induction and Development program, which comprises seven online modules, has been developed to support school-based induction and capability development of Queensland state school teachers, especially:
Each module has been aligned to the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers and allows teachers to collect evidence to support their transition to full registration.
Five online coaching modules for early career and experienced teachers are being developed by the department and the Queensland College of Teachers to:
Regions run local networking events to support beginning teachers and complement school induction programs.
Beginning teacher induction is a school-based responsibility. A range of resources to support school-based induction programs is available via the Queensland state schools section of the DET induction website.
These resources include:
This page was last reviewed on 11 Jan 2016
More than 500 beginning teachers were officially welcomed to the department at a two-day Beginning Teacher Induction conference in Brisbane in 2015. Watch the video above to hear beginning teachers reflect on their experiences at the conference.