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Start or continue your journey in education at Southern Cross University, one of the top 200 universities under 50 years’ old as ranked by Times Higher Education Young University Rankings. Our internationally renowned research programs form a core of the Faculty of Education.

We are committed to our students and will work with you every step of the way to ensure you get the most out of your time at the Faculty of Education.

Find your course


Study on campus, online, full-time, part-time or a mix at different stages of your degree.

Blended learning

A combination of lectures, tutorials, online activities and video-linked, podcast or virtual classes.

Exceptional locations

Our campuses are located at some of the best places on Australia’s east coast: Gold Coast, Lismore and, Coffs Harbour.

Scholarships available

One application, 380+ scholarships, valued up to $32,000.

Amy Cutter-Mackenzie-Knowles, Dean and Head of School

Dean's welcome message

Welcome to the Faculty of Education. The Faculty of Education is a place where your journey will be nurtured, supported and deeply enriched by our highly talented staff. Our academic staff, in particular, lead internationally renowned research programs responding to the biggest and most challenging dilemmas in Education.

What we do matters. We make a difference by preparing outstanding educators and educational researchers for a highly complex and changing world. We make children and young people’s lives better. We lead and contribute to Australian and international curriculum and policy. This is evidenced by the Australian Research Council’s Engagement and Impact Assessment 2018-2019 National Report, which rated the University’s research impact in Education as ‘High’ (the highest possible rating).

Whether you join us for a teaching qualification, to build upon your existing professional experience, or to contribute to educational research, joining Southern Cross University’s Faculty of Education makes you not only part of our professional network but also part of an education experience that matters.

I warmly welcome you to the Faculty of Education. I encourage you to explore and experience the outstanding opportunities we offer for study, research and community engagement.

Professor Amy Cutter-Mackenzie-Knowles
Dean and Head of School
Faculty of Education

Our staff

Connect with the Faculty of Education team. Our staff are here to help throughout your education journey. Learn more about this dedicated and passionate team and get in touch with the right people for your course.

Meet our staff
SEAE Research team

Graduate stories

Learn more about our Faculty of Education graduates as they deep dive into their studies, experiences on campus and life as Southern Cross University Education alumni.

Read about our graduates
Claire Sullivan a graduate from the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Education (Primary) at Tweed Heads South Public School

Awards and recognition

Join us in celebrating the highest achievers in the Faculty of Education at our annual awards and recognition night. These accolades are presented at an annual event that honours each outstanding staff member and student.

Learn more
Awards and recognition presentation

Contact us

Meet the passionate and dedicated people who are here to guide and support you. If you have a specific enquiry, this area will help you find the right person to reach out to.

Get in touch

Contact the Faculty of Education

Executive Team

T: 07 5589 3463

E: EAEducation@scu.edu.au


Our people

Professional Experience Team

T: 02 6620 3138

E: educationplacements@scu.edu.au


Our People

Education Research Team

T: 07 5589 3123

E: educationresearch@scu.edu.au


Our People

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