To renew registration, teachers must have undertaken continuing professional development (CPD) as required under the Queensland College of Teachers Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Framework .
According to the CPD Framework, CPD may include the professional development undertaken on student-free days, as well as other professional development opportunities.
The CPD completed will have regard to the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers .
The CPD required means completion of at least the minimum amount of annual CPD and that teachers will undertake CPD that demonstrates a balance across the following identified areas:
The Queensland College of Teachers (QCT) and the department acknowledge that the work of teachers implementing the Australian Curriculum involves significant CPD. A principal may approve Australian Curriculum implementation CPD activities. For more information visit the Curriculum into the Classroom website.
A Returning to Teaching (RTT) in schools condition will apply if the renewal of registration application does not meet the recency of practice requirement.
The department has developed the Restart Teaching program for fully registered teachers who:
Information on professional development opportunities is available in the Professional Development Calendars.
This page was last reviewed on 29 Oct 2015