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Tourism Learning Space

The Tourism Learning Space provides information on learning and skills development opportunities, including courses, resources and assistance. The material is designed for tourism operators, students and all others interested in improving their tourism knowledge and skills.

The Tourism Learning Space includes:

  • a comprehensive Tourism Learning Directory, listing learning and skills development opportunities and resources available, and
  • a series of Industry Development Infosheets providing information on a range of tourism and skills development topics.

Tourism Learning Directory (formerly Refidex)

The Tourism Learning Directory is divided into two sections:

  • A listing of learning and skills development opportunities across various sectors of the tourism industry, eg attractions, tour operators.
  • ‘Additional resources’ including publications of all kinds, conferences and expos, tourism research contacts, website and magazine listings.

Tourism Learning Directory

The first step of any research project - setting your objectives

To ensure that time and money is invested in the right way the first step of every research project is to set your objectives - to outline what you are trying to achieve. These guidelines aim to make this task simple so you can successfully address your issue as well as identify the right information to answer them.
Guidelines for setting research objectives  

The Tourism e-kit

The Tourism e-kit is an online educational program incorporating 37 informative tutorials, which recognise the challenges that small to medium tourism businesses are facing, trying to keep pace with the rapidly changing market environment.

The e-kit will guide you through a number of online tutorials covering a range of topics including planning and developing a website, writing web friendly content and successfully promoting their product online. It aims to provide you with knowledge and guidance to make informed decisions about what online tools and activities you can invest in.

The e-kit is an initiative of the National Online Strategy Committee, which represents the Australian state, national and territory tourism offices.

Access the Tourism e-kit.

My Tourism Tutor - Everything you need to teach tourism, available online

My Tourism Tutor is a comprehensive, classroom-ready online educational programme, consisting of a series of modules for teachers and students to work through. With My Tourism Tutor you can develop your students’ tourism knowledge and skills via activities such as identifying trends in tourism, investigating Queensland destinations and products and analysing sustainability and environmental issues.

My Tourism Tutor

Outback Education Module

The Queensland's Outback Education Handbook comprises of 29 fact sheets for use within the classroom. Each fact sheet describes a legendary, ancient or natural feature of Queensland's Outback and provides teachers with curriculum links to historical facts, classroom activities and other experiences and points of interest in the region. The Handbook also provides four itineraries that are suitable for school excursions.

Outback Education Module


Southern Queensland Country Education Packages

The Southern Queensland Country region, a short 90 minute drive west of Brisbane, is home to a series of educational tours that encompass seasonal, regional produce; the heritage of the region; nature and the environment; science and health. This brochure contains information on the seasonal produce available within the Southern Queensland Country region, along with a list of tourism product and contacts which can assist in the educational experience for students.

SQC Education Packages

SQC Education Packages PDF


Tourism Learning Directory

The Tourism Learning Directory provides details of learning and skills development opportunities across various sectors of the tourism industry, along with ‘Additional resources’ which includes publications, conferences and expos, tourism research contacts as well as website and magazine listings. More on Tourism Learning Directory>

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