The Queensland Council of Deans of Educaton (QCDE) is the peak body representing Queensland Teacher Education Providers, University Schools and Colleges and Faculties of Education. The QCDE leads the delivery and development of initial Teacher Education programs, graduate and postgraduate education programs, partnerships with education providers and research. QCDE acts as an advocate for pre-service and in-service teacher education.
The QCDE is the peak body of leaders from Education Faculties, Schools and Academic Groups within Higher Education Providers of Queensland.
The QCDE consists of representatives from every Higher Education Provider that has accredited initial teacher education programs with the Queensland College of Teachers.
The QCDE serves to protect and promote the interests of education and to ensure that the public maintains confidence in the preparation of pre-service teachers, as well as the quality of graduates from all education programs.
The QCDE celebrates the diversity of programs offered by every Higher Education provider in Queensland.
The QCDE actively supports, promotes and engages with educational research at all levels.
Congratulaton to Southern Cross University student, Bree Bailey, as the 2016 Pearson Student of the Year Award winner for Arts and Education. Use this link to see the 2016 Student of the Year Awards.