Graduate School of Education
Imagine, inspire, ignite
Imagine a world in which all young people achieve their full potential. Imagine making the difference. At the forefront of teacher education for more than 100 years, the Graduate School of Education stands as one of the top five schools of education in Australia.
Be inspired to learn and inspire others to learn. Be part of the Graduate School of Education tradition. Be challenged by Australia’s highly rated researchers who are creating knowledge that informs education policy and practice.
Ignite your passion to educate and ignite the flame of learning in others.
The UWA Graduate School of Education is where tradition meets innovation.
100 years+ teaching educators
In the top 5 schools of education in Australia
In the world’s top 100 for Education (QS 2018)
Graduates in high demand locally and internationally
Our award-winning staff
Dr Loretta Dolan
Dr Loretta Dolan is a lecturer at UWA and the Humanities and Social Sciences Coordinator in our Graduate School of Education. Her research investigates the history of education to discover how we can improve current methods.Read more about Dr Loretta Dolan
Professor Stephen Houghton
Stephen Houghton is a professor in the Graduate School of Education at UWA and a specialist in child psychology and adolescent behaviour.Read more about Professor Stephen Houghton
Leading the way in education
The newly appointed Pro Vice-Chancellor (Education), Professor Peter J. Dean, has always had a strong military connection throughout his life and has managed to forge a career that encompasses both this and his passion for education.Read more
International award for early childhood researcher
A researcher from UWA’s Graduate School of Education has won the 2017 European Early Childhood Education Research Association (EECERA) Student Research Award.Read more
How will the Education Department put a new emphasis on play-based learning?
The Education Department appears to have responded to growing concern about the decline in play-based learning by making it a priority next year. The acting Director General's 'Focus 2019' document says schools must emphasise the role of play-based learning for kindergarten and pre-primay students.Read more