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We invite you to be part of the next generation of outstanding teachers and make a real difference to young peoples’ lives.

Take the first step and explore our wide selection of up-to-date and progressive courses, including early childhood, primary and secondary teacher education. Our courses are practical, based on cutting edge research and responsive to the learning needs of young people and the community.

Our passionate and experienced team, who strive to always find better ways to educate and train our teachers, will support you through your exciting and challenging journey. So, if you aspire to teach, or are already qualified and want to extend your professional learning, join us to make a difference.



Public lecture – Speaking out Survey

Young People

The School of Education cordially invites you to attend a public lecture by Colin Pettit, Commissioner for Children and Young People. At this talk Colin will share insights from the recent Speaking Out Survey which represents the voices of almost 5000 children and young people across Western Australia.


The school offers a diverse and exciting mix of courses that are developed in consultation with industry groups and combine the latest theory with hands-on, practical experiences.

Research activity

We have four key research programs, with experts from Early Childhood, Primary and Secondary working in partnership with a range of agencies to strengthen and advance knowledge, policies and practices in education.


School libraries hit by the loss of a dying breed as teacher librarians enter 'survival mode'

Group tables, ottomans and gym balls: kids told us why flexible furniture helps them learn

The COVID pandemic has meant many students learnt from home for a lot of the year. But with schools returning to normal across Australia, how will students readjust from learning at the kitchen table (or couch, or bedroom) to being at desks and chairs in classrooms? Dr Julia Morris on The Conversation)

Conversations with Rain project 'highly commended' at recent MAGNA awards 2020

Conversations with Rain project

Conversations with Rain is an ongoing multi-platform partnership between Art Gallery of Western Australia (AGWA) and ECU School of Education exploring children’s creative relations with weather as a way of potentially transforming our climate futures.

New study into Pandemic Impact on Children’s Wellbeing

ECU launches study into Pandemic Impact on Children’s Wellbeing

ECU academics are seeking expressions of interest for a new research project designed to support the health and wellbeing of children during, and after, the COVID-19 pandemic.

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