Become a teacher



Find your passion

After graduating from a Science degree, Aaron realised that education was his other great passion.

He completed a postgraduate teaching degree which led him to the far north of the state in Cooktown, where his teaching adventure began.

Why choose UQ Education?

Meet the expert: Exploring teaching with Dr Simone Smala

Few subjects are as critical for social development as teaching, yet Dr Simone Smala manages to put a fun twist on things.


UQ lecturers prepare their music education students.

Our students are then able to teach in a diverse range of professional settings; whether it’s as a classroom music teacher, an instrumental music specialist, or an ensemble director. 

Inspire the next generation

UQ education students, graduates and academics share why they love being a teacher for World Teachers’ Day 2020.

Celebrate being part of a remarkable profession and its bright future.

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