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In Ontario, you must be certified by the Ontario College of Teachers to teach in this province’s publicly funded schools.

You must meet certain requirements to be certified by the College. We detail exactly what you need to become certified, whether you’re educated as a teacher in Ontario or elsewhere around the world.

Applying to the College is convenient with our online application. We guide you step-by-step through the process, complete with a short video and tips. You can even track your application.

Visit Jobs in Education for help as you search for teaching jobs.

Curious about the job market for teachers? The College follows the experiences of teachers as they begin their careers and through their first few years. Our annual Transition to Teaching reports take you inside the lives of new teachers.

Check out our resources if you’re looking for information about teaching in Ontario. Among the resources you’ll find in this sections is a list of teacher education programs in Ontario and information about professional standards. Access our A-to-Z list of countries for specific information about academic records, statements of professional standing and teaching certificates.

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