The Australian Professional Standards for Teachers will be used for registration purposes with the Queensland College of Teachers (QCT) from the beginning of 2013.
The Australian Professional Standards for Teachers (The Standards) describes the professional knowledge, professional practice and professional engagement required of teachers.
The Standards define the work of teachers and make explicit the elements of high-quality, effective teaching in 21st century schools that result in improved educational outcomes for students.
The Standards guide the preparation, support and development of teachers by articulating what teachers are expected to know and be able to do at four career stages. The stages reflect the continuum of a teacher's developing professional expertise.
The four career stages are:
For teacher registration purposes in Queensland, the Graduate Standards are the benchmark for those applying for provisional registration.
Teachers progressing to full registration or renewing their full registration must meet the Standards at the Proficient level.
Further information about the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers, Illustrations of Practice and other related information is available on the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) website .
This page was last reviewed on 09 Sep 2013 at 10:59AM