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Is a teaching certificate the same as my diploma?

A: No. A teaching certificate is your licence to teach. It is generally issued by a College of Teachers or Ministry or Department of Education. A diploma is issued by a postsecondary institution when you successfully complete their program. However, some countries do not issue teaching certificates. If this is your case, a copy of your diploma might be sufficient. Click here for country-specific information on teaching certificates.

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