Frequently Asked Questions
How do I become a teacher in Ontario?
Teacher candidates who have been educated in Ontario or outside the province must apply to become members of the Ontario College of Teachers to be licensed to teach in Ontario. The College evaluates the qualifications and credentials of all prospective members to ensure that they meet the high standards set in law for all Ontario teachers.
Applicant Eligibility Assessment Tool
The Ontario College of Teachers’ Applicant Eligibility Assessment Tool
helps internationally educated teachers determine how likely they are to meet the regulatory requirements for teacher certification in Ontario.
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