Professional Dev - Design And Technology Teacher Association QLD

CQU TeacherPD program

Registrations are now open for the online professional development (PD) for the following Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority (QCAA) General Senior Syllabuses:

  • Business;
  • Design;
  • Digital Solutions;
  • Food and Nutrition; and
  • Psychology.

Developed by Central Queensland University, the courses will focus on developing teacher confidence, capability and expertise in:

  • key concepts and topics of the relevant syllabus;
  • subject-specific knowledge and skills outlined in the relevant syllabus; and
  • effective and contemporary approaches to teaching and learning in the subject.

An information flyer about the PD program can be downloaded here, and I encourage you to promote this opportunity as part of your whole-school planning to ensure teacher capability for the new QCE system.

Human Resources is working in partnership with State Schools – Performance on this initiative. Should you have any questions please email your queries to



This is a great way to share ideas your ideas and hear how other schools are facing the changes ahead.

Topics for discussion could include the new Design Syllabus, Junior Unit Writing, Study plans for Applied subjects and more.

Choose which location suits you form the list below and get involved. RSVP to the relevant host.


When: Wednesday, February 27th 2019

Cost: Nil



Host: Zac Cunningham

Parklands Christian College
Park Ridge
Time: 4:30 to 6:30pm
Video Link available

Host: Jo Waites

Good Shepherd Lutheran
College, Noosa
Time: 4:30 to 6:30pm

Host: Alana Patterson

Canterbury College – Trade
Training Centre Restaurant
Time: 3.30-5.30pm


Are you in a remote area?
You may wish to join the discussion at Parklands Christian College via video conferencing –
Please contact Zac to get a meeting invite through ZOOM


Rockhampton – watch this space …


Refreshments will be provided.


Please RSVP to the relevant location above for catering purposes.



Terms and Conditions

All DATTA Qld payments must be made in Australian dollars.

Payments may be made by:

EFT – please deposit into DATTA QLD account. Banking details on tax invoice

Credit card – MasterCard or Visa only. Payments will appear as DATTA QLD on your credit card statement.


DATTA QLD will not generally issue refunds. Refunds may be made under exceptional
circumstances at DATTA QLD’s discretion. An administrative fee may apply.