IN THIS ISSUE: Video conferencing guidelines

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MAY 2020
We hope that you and your loved ones are keeping safe.
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Video conferencing guidelines

With Ontario’s Learn at Home program in place, and further to our last message to you, we recognize that supporting student learning in a COVID-19 world can be challenging and confusing.
As you and your students may interact via video conferencing platforms, please remember that there are best practices to assist you.
You can minimize risks and model the virtual professionalism expected from teaching professionals.
In addition to your employer and the Ministry of Education’s advice, here are some guidelines to support your professional practice in the use of this increasingly popular technology.
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Changes to certification requirements due to COVID-19

Changes to certification requirements related to the practicum and the Mathematics Proficiency Test.

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The College remains open, virtually

Our physical office is closed due to COVID-19, however, our staff are working remotely and remain available to assist you. Please note that our processes and timelines are delayed.

We will provide more information as the situation continues to evolve. Visit the COVID-19 page of our website or mobile app for the latest updates and answers to frequently asked questions.
Thank you for your patience.
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Mail and courier services

While our physical office is closed we continue to receive mail from Canada Post and couriers on an intermittent basis. All mail and packages are opened in adherence with safety protocols and routed to the appropriate department for action.

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College library services

Are you looking for best practices in online education?

Access a wide assortment of ebooks and research options on many subjects including the online environment.

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Myth: The College advocates for members’ employment rights.

Fact: The College core mandate includes setting standards of practice, accrediting Ontario teacher education programs, licensing eligible applicants and investigating complaints to determine whether disciplinary action is required. As the regulator for the teaching profession in Ontario, the College conducts all of its work in the public interest.

Still unclear of the College’s role? See Who Does What in Education.


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