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Restart Teaching

The department has developed the Restart Teaching online professional development program to support Queensland state school teachers to meet their renewal of registration requirements with the Queensland College of Teachers (QCT).

Specifically, the program helps participant teachers to meet requirements for:

Restart Teaching is a QCT approved RTT program.

Program content

Restart Teaching is a 20-hour program, comprising five online modules.

The program is fully online and is run through the department's eLearning environment The Learning Place. It assists returning teachers to understand the current curriculum frameworks, teaching and learning practices, and legislative and legal responsibilities that are central to their work with students in contemporary school settings.

The course runs for a 13-week period, with the addition of an initial orientation week. Participants will work with an experienced online facilitator to complete the program. Each facilitator is an experienced and qualified working teacher.

Program requirements

To receive a certificate of completion, all mandatory activities must be completed within the 13 week duration of the course.

The mandatory activities include:

Program completion

On completion of the Restart Teaching program, participants will be issued with a certificate. All participants must submit this certificfate to the Queensland College of Teachers (QCT) to remove the RTT condition from their registration. Alternatively, teachers may use the certificate as evidence of Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

Program intakes

The next Restart Teaching intake is scheduled to begin on Monday 27 February 2017. To register your interest, please complete the registration form below.

Program cost

The program cost is $440 (including GST). An invoice for payment will be issued to successful applicants on commencement of the course, with a 14-day payment period.

Expressions of interest

Queensland state school teachers who are interested in completing the Restart Teaching program are encouraged to express their interest in the next program via the registration form.

We will contact applicants regarding their application within two weeks of registration.

Further information

For more information on the Restart Teaching program please email

Information about requirements for renewal of registration is available from the Queensland College of Teachers External Link.

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