Offshore services

​The Offshore Projects Unit (OPU) provides its international and domestic clients with expert advice and support in the management, delivery and review of the following education and training services and products:​

Working and teaching offshore

OPU provides excellent opportunities for Queensland teachers and education professionals to participate in offshore projects including:


​​Professional development

OPU coordinates short and long-term professional development opportunities, workshops and conferences for its offshore clients. These professional development products are tailored to suit the specific needs of a Queensland/Australian curriculum licensed school or other international education clients. These programs can be delivered onshore, offshore, online, or as a combination of the three options.

Find out more about Professional Development​


Project management economic development 

OPU draws on the resources of the Queensland Department of Education​ to coordinate and facilitate commercial offshore projects and consulting strategies as well as educational outcomes in developing countries.

Projects are usually funded by private investors, consortiums and international development agencies, including the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Projects may be facilitated independently or in association with partner organisations.​​​

For more information on how to become a partner organisation, email the Offshore Projects Unit: 


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Last reviewed 21 April 2016
Last updated 25 September 2018