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Restart Teaching

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

Specifically, the program helps participant teachers meet requirements for:

Restart Teaching is a QCT endorsed 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 working with students in contemporary Queensland state school settings.

The course runs for 13-weeks, with the addition of an initial orientation week. Participants will work with an experienced online facilitator to complete the program. Each facilitator is a current 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. Participants must submit this certificate 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

Registrations for the Semester 1, 2017 intake have now closed. The next Restart Teaching intake is scheduled to begin on Monday 24 July 2017. Registrations for this program will open soon.

Program cost

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

Program registrations

Registrations for the program commencing 24 July 2017 will open soon.

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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