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Applicant Eligibility Assessment Tool

This questionnaire helps internationally educated teachers determine how likely they are to meet the regulatory requirements for teacher certification in Ontario.

Credential Assessment: For Denied Applicants

The Ontario College of Teachers receives applications for certification from thousands of people from more than 100 different countries each year. These applications are evaluated to ensure Ontario’s academic, professional and language proficiency requirements are met. Requirements for teacher certification differ around the world. Even if you have taught in another country, you may not currently meet the academic, professional and/or language proficiency requirements for certification in Ontario.

Fair Registration Practices Review 2011

Fair Registration Practices Report 2013

This Fair Registration Practices Report was produced as required by: -the Fair Access to Regulated Professions Act (FARPA) s. 20 and 23(1), for regulated professions named in Schedule 1 of FARPA -the Health Professions Procedural Code set out in Schedule 2 of the Regulated Health Professions Act (RHPA) s. 22.7 (1) and 22.9(1), for health colleges.

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Registering with Ontario College of Teachers

If you are applying to become an Ontario certified teacher, you will want to watch this registration tutorial video. Presented by College Registrar and Chief Executive Officer Michael Salvatori, OCT, it contains helpful tips and advice to guide you step-by-step through the process of applying online.

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Speaking for Excellence

This review of the language competencies required of teachers for effective professional practice reveals that teachers’ language competencies are diverse and extensive.

Standards for the Teaching Profession

Standards Poster

A two-sided poster listing the standards of practice and ethical standards that are the foundation of teaching in Ontario.

Thinking about Teaching

Thinking About Teaching

Brochure for high school students outlining the qualities, education and experience you need to become a teacher.

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Transition to Teaching 2012

Another cohort of new teachers swelled the ranks of Ontario’s 30,000+ teachers unable to find regular teaching jobs in 2012. Read our exclusive survey for all the details.

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Transition to Teaching 2014

Ontario’s Transition to Teaching study focuses on job search outcomes, early-career experiences and professional development of newly licensed teachers.

Transition to Teaching 2016

The Transition to Teaching surveys include samples of all individuals recently licensed to teach in the province of Ontario.

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