The gateway schools project provides skill development for teaching staff within the network. Teachers are able to apply skills gained back to the classroom to ensure that they are providing students with up-to-date skills, techniques and trends that reflect industry standards.
Staff from gateway schools participate in professional development activities in the areas of:
- Certificate II in Hospitality Operations
- Certificate II in Commercial Cooking
- Cellar Door Skills, Responsible Service of Alcohol and
- Wine Appreciation Training
- Wine Chemistry
- WSET 1
The Queensland College of Wine Tourism (QCWT) offers a selection of experiential food and wine opportunities developed for teachers including full beast breakdowns and food tours. For a full listing of 2017 offerings including artisan and Meet the Maker programs, click here.
An annual professional development tour is available for the teachers involved in the gateway network with relevant itineraries developed. See the network Relationship Manager for details.