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The Standard for Great Teaching
In this edition:
Online resources for parents
Protecting students against sexual abuse
Math test for teachers
Simplifying communication
Upcoming College conference
Celebrating great teaching
Come talk to us
Invite a speaker
In the community
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Online resources for parents
  • Find out why the College matters to you in this informative brochure for parents.
  • Check out Canada’s new food guide with your child. Available in multiple languages, it covers everything from making good food choices to healthy recipes.
  • Discover educational apps for students from K to 12 from our Apps Analysis.
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Celebrating great teaching
The teachers featured in our Great Teaching series embody the standards of practice and the ethical standards set out by the College. In this latest instalment, see why Lynn Wilkins, OCT, believes messing up is what helps drive learning.
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Protecting students against sexual abuse
The College released its updated advisory Professional Misconduct of a Sexual Nature. The advisory demonstrates the teaching profession’s vigilance against the sexual abuse of students and helps to inform and guide the practice of teachers.
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Myth: One per cent of College members face a disciplinary hearing for allegations of professional misconduct.
Fact: It’s less than half a percent.
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Math test requirement for certification
Starting in March 2020, a math test will now be part of the teaching certification process in Ontario. The Education Quality and Accountability Office is developing the test, which will focus on concepts taught in both elementary and secondary grades.
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Come talk to us!
Do you have a topic related to the College’s work or activities that you would like to present to our Council? Council invites public presentations at its quarterly meetings and at its annual meeting of members in June.
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A new and easier way to reach us
If you have questions for the College, you can now send them through a simple-to-use interactive online form that will help us better understand your needs and get answers back to you faster.
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Invite a speaker
Looking for a speaker for your next school council meeting?
The College can connect you with experts on teaching standards and other topics related to protecting the public interest. This service is available free across Ontario.
For more information, please email us at
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Join us at our conference
Attend the College’s Inspiring Public Confidence conference on June 2–3, 2020, in Toronto. Hear thought-leaders provide their insights on the latest trends in professional regulation and protecting the public interest. Registration opens soon!
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In the community
The College attends events to raise awareness about its role to protect the public, which includes protecting students and promoting the high standards that guide our members.

Look for us at these upcoming events near you:

  • KIDSFEST Ottawa - Feb 29 - March 1, 2020