The College must have proof that you are able to communicate effectively in
English or French. There are several ways to do this.
You satisfy the English requirement and do not have to send proof of proficiency
if you completed a teacher education program in English in one of these
- Antigua and Barbuda
- British Virgin Islands
- Cayman Islands
- New Zealand
- Republic of Ireland
- Saint Kitts-Nevis
- St. Lucia
- Sierra Leone
- Trinidad and Tobago
- Turks and Caicos Islands
- United Kingdom
- United States
- US Virgin Islands
You satisfy the French requirement and do not have to send proof of proficiency
if you completed a teacher education program in French in one of these
- Congo - Democratic Republic and Republic
- French Guyana
- Ivory Coast
- If your teacher education program was conducted in either English or French
in another country other than the ones listed, you need to arrange to have
a letter sent directly to the College from the head of the university that
The letter needs to confirm that the language of instruction at the time
you took the program was either English or French.
If your primary or secondary and postsecondary education were conducted
in English or French, but your teacher education program was not conducted
in English or French, you must arrange to have letters sent to the College
from your postsecondary institution and your primary or secondary school.
The letter must confirm that the language of instruction at the time
you attended the institution(s) was in English or French.
We may need to arrange an interview with you to discuss the issue.
If you cannot meet the requirements set out in 1,2,3 or 4 above, you must
provide proof of proficiency in English or French by passing a language
Please arrange to have the test provider send the successful results of your
language proficiency test directly to the College. The College cannot accept
test results older than two years.
The acceptable test scores for the new TOEFL test establish acceptable standards
for the reading, listening, writing and speaking skills of College applicants
whose teacher education program was not conducted in English.
For more information about fulfilling the language proficiency requirement,
contact Client Services at 416-961-8800 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Education Testing Service has introduced a new test to measure four
communications skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) on one integrated
The College requires an overall score of 103 with scores of at least 23
in listening, 24 in reading, 28 in writing and 28 in speaking.
The College requires proof of a minimum score of 5 in each of the following
skills: writing, reading and listening, and evidence of a minimum score of
4.5 on speaking. You must achieve minimum scores on each component.
You are responsible for the cost of the language proficiency test. Test
costs may vary.
For more information on language proficiency tests, costs and test locations
in Ontario and internationally, contact: