Key stakeholders

The QCT registers teachers for Queensland schools and accredits the state's pre-service teacher education programs. We value quality teaching and child safety. We work with the teaching profession and other key stakeholders to help ensure education in Queensland schools is provided by teachers who meet Australian professional standards and are ethical in their dealings with students.

Established in 1889, the QTU has chalked up over a century of achievement in helping teachers throughout Queensland, and is now the voice of more than 43,000 teachers in the Queensland Government's primary schools, secondary schools, special schools, senior colleges, TAFE colleges and other educational facilities. The list of vital services which the Union provides for its members includes:

  • a legal assistance scheme

  • protection and advancement of salaries and industrial conditions

  • representation and advocacy on professional issues

  • a national voice through the Australian Education Union

  • an information and advisory service

  • a grievance service

  • the Queensland Teachers' Journal

  • the Professional Magazine

  • the Union Shopper

  • Members Equity Bank  

IEUA-QNT is an organising union which works to improve the lives of more than 17,000 members and associates who are working, preparing for employment, or have worked in the non-government education sector in Queensland and the Northern Territory. Our members have many roles and specialisations including:

  • Teachers  

  • School Officers and services staff (including for example: school secretaries, teacher aides, laboratory assistants and library aides )

  • ELICOS teachers

  • Principals (without the autonomous right to hire or dismiss staff)

  • Kindergarten and Preschool Teachers and Assistants

  • Teachers and Instructors in Business Colleges

  • Teachers and Instructors in any private enterprise educational institution

  • Services Staff (including grounds people, gardeners & tuckshop convenors, some exceptions apply)

  • Associate Members (retired members and undergraduate students)

Brisbane Catholic Education is a learning community of all involved in diocesan Catholic schools and the staff of the Brisbane Catholic Education Centre. With over 130 schools, Brisbane Catholic Education is founded on Christ and our schools are at the service of our students, The Church and society, and aim to provide quality teaching and learning outcomes for Prep to Year 12 students.

BCE schools are shaping lives, nurturing individuals and encouraging each student to realise their full potential. Through its partnerships with parents, governments and the community, it is providing social responsibility, self-discipline and Christian values for all its students and nurtures and supports the community in their faith journey.

The Archdiocese of Brisbane covers a geographical area that includes much of south-east Queensland spanning metropolitan Brisbane, the Gold and Sunshine coasts, west through Ipswich and the Lockyer and Brisbane valleys and through the South Burnett district and north to Childers.

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