Welcome to Australian Catholic University's (ACU) Return to Teaching in Schools (RTTS) professional development program. Designed by ACU in conjunction with Brisbane Catholic Education (BCE), the course will help you maintain currency in the necessary skills, knowledge and practices for teaching in Queensland schools.
This program has been approved by the Queensland College of Teachers (QCT) and meets the RTTS condition on your registration. Completion of the program will enable the Returning to Teaching condition on your full registration to be removed. Upon successful completion of the course you will receive an ACU Certificate of Completion to forward to the QCT to satisfy their requirements.
The Return to Teaching in Schools Program (RTTS) is for teachers from across all phases of learning (early childhood, secondary and primary) who:
The RTTS Program will enable you to update your pedagogical knowledge and become familiar with recent changes in policy and current education reforms, including the Australian Curriculum and NAPLAN testing. The course is offered fully online and provides complete flexibility for students. Extensive resources are made available online and include documents, video clips, vodcasts, online quizzes and guided reviews.
Course Costs: $800
Course Duration: Eight weeks (with a commitment of approximately 6 hours per week)
Mode of Offering: Fully online
Winter 2019 Course will run between 1 July and 26 August 2019
Registration will be open between 1 March and 31 May 2019
Summer 2020 Course will run between 2 December 2019 and 3 February 2020
Registration will be open between 1 August and 31 October 2019
Cancellation prior to commencement will incur a $50 administration fee. No refunds will be available after commencement of the course.
The course content has been compiled jointly by staff at ACU (Brisbane) and Brisbane Catholic Education. The program consists of six sections:
Each section has a series of activities for you to undertake. You will complete an assessment task at the end of each section.
Have you worked in an area of education, other than a classroom, for the last five years?
You can apply for RPL by providing documentary evidence of having satisfied requirements for one or more of the modules described in the course outline.
RPL can only be granted for a whole Module, so the evidence you supply needs to cover all of the content in that Module, not just a section of it.
Please note there is a $50 processing fee.