UQ-ICTE is one of Australia’s leaders in the field of English teacher training and professional development and has over 20 years experience in the design and delivery of a broad range of pre-service certificate programs, in-service professional development programs, language teaching management and leadership training as well as school governance and administration professional development programs.

Specialist trainers

UQ-ICTE program participants benefit from the Institute’s highly skilled, professional training team, all of whom hold postgraduate qualifications in TESOL and/or Applied Linguistics.

UQ-ICTE trainers have extensive English teaching and teacher training experience as well as specialist knowledge and expertise relevant to a wide range of teaching contexts, methodologies and learner goals.  

Quality programs

Our programs are highly practical and apply language learning theory and methodology to real classroom-based practice, ensuring that content is relevant to your own teaching context to help you directly apply what you are learning to your own classroom situation.

UQ-ICTE continually invests in curriculum renewal and materials development to ensure that our teacher training and professional development programs are of the highest quality.

State-of-the-art teaching and learning environment

UQ-ICTE programs are delivered in an award-winning teaching and learning environment on the UQ St Lucia campus in Brisbane, the state-capital of sub-tropical Queensland.

The Institute’s purpose-built training premises are equipped with state-of-the-art teaching and learning technology, quality Internet and computing facilities, a self-access Learning Centre and spacious break-out and self-study areas.


UQ-ICTE is a comprehensive teaching and learning institution that has the resources, skills and flexibility to offer a comprehensive range of customised English teacher training programs



  • Registered with the Australian Government Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for International Students (CRICOS)
  • Accredited by the National English Language Training Accreditation System (NEAS), established to uphold high standards of service provision in English Language Teaching in Australia
  • A member of English Australia (EA), the national peak body and professional association for the English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS) sector of international education
  • An award winning Institute.

UQ-ICTE accreditation and awards