Remote Area Teacher Education Program (RATEP) is in the recruitment phase for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, including current year 10 students moving into year 11, who may be interested in enrolling in teacher education courses.
RATEP is a community-based teacher education program that helps to increase the number of registered Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander teachers and paraprofessionals in Queensland by offering programs in the home communities of the student teachers.
Previously operating only in remote areas, RATEP is now available to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people throughout Queensland.
Certificate III details:
- two-year, part-time course open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander school students who will be entering year 11 next year
- fully subsidised
- provides 8 points towards the 20 points required for a senior high school student to obtain their QCE by the end of year 12.
RATEP page for more information, including a presentation, on the Certificate lll in Education.
For more information, go the
RATEP webpage or contact RATEP State Program Coordinator Gail Mitchell on 0427 129 052 or email