You must arrange for your university to send to the College the academic records for all degrees and programs listed on your application form. The College will base its evaluation on these records. The documents received must contain the following information:
- Course titles and marks per course
- Dates you attended and length of program
- Name of the degree and the date on which it was awarded
- Be original and signed by the appropriate official.
Arrange for official transcripts and documents to be sent directly to the Ontario College of Teachers from the granting institution.
Transcripts can be issued by:
- the university and must be sent by the university directly to the Ontario College of Teachers
- the affiliated college and sent by either the college or the university directly to the Ontario College of Teachers.
Attested copies of degrees scrolls and marks cards sent directly from the university to the Ontario College of Teachers.
If you requested an evaluation from World Education Services (WES) and had your transcripts or documents sent to them directly from the institution you attended, you can also ask WES to share your documents in their database.
Documents attested by the university must be signed by one of the following:
- Deputy Registrar
- Assistant Registrar
- Controller of Examinations
- Assistant Controller of Examinations
Documents attested by the affiliated college must be signed by one of the following:
If the documents, in whole or in part, are in a language other than English or French, we also require an official translation.
More information about acceptable translations is available on our website.
Statement of Professional Standing
A Statement of Professional Standing is
required from the country, province or state where you completed your teacher
education program, and from any other country, province or state where you
are or have been certified to teach.
The College understands that Statements of Professional Standing are not issued
Instead, you must arrange for the head of the last school where you taught
in Bangladesh to send a letter of reference directly to the College. The letter
must be current. It must list the dates and length of your employment and say
that you were never suspended for any disciplinary reason and that your conduct
You must send a photocopy of your teaching
certificate from all jurisdictions where you are or have been authorized
to teach. This applies even if you have never taught there.
The College understands that teaching certificates are not issued in Bangladesh.
Instead, we will accept the letter of reference that you have arranged to be
sent by the university to the College (Statement
of Professional Standing) as a teaching certificate.