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 Teacher Accreditation

​Teacher Accreditation is a status evaluated at the point of employment and is not a prerequisite of employment.  Every registered teacher in a Catholic school in Queensland requires Accreditation to Teach in a Catholic school.  Every registered teacher of religion in a Catholic school in Queensland requires Accreditation to teach Religion in a Catholic school.

 

Accreditation to Teach Religion in a Catholic School  

​Registered Catholic teachers will be granted accreditation on the basis of evidence of:

  • their Catholicity
  • the equivalent of 4 semester units of tertiary studies in the areas of theology, spirituality, Catholic education, or religious education
  • ability to apply theology and spirituality to the teaching of religion. 

 

Accreditation to Teach in a Catholic School

Accreditation will be granted to those applicants that have evidence of at least twenty five hours of inservice or appropriate tertiary studies over the previous five years in areas such as Catholic schooling, Catholic ethos and the spirituality of the teacher.

If you have already met these requirements, you will be required to supply documentary evidence.

 

Interim Accreditation to Teach Religion or Interim Accreditation to Teach in a Catholic School

Teachers who do not meet the requirements listed above will be granted Interim Accreditation to Teach Religion or Interim Accreditation to Teach in a Catholic School.

It is the responsibility of those teachers granted Interim Accreditation to ensure that they meet the requirement for full accreditation by the end of the current cycle.

 


 

 

Brisbane Catholic Education Office

243 Gladstone Road, Dutton Park Q 4102

GPO Box 1201 Brisbane 4001 Australia

Phone: (07) 3033 7000

Fax: (07) 3844 5101