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Accreditation Committee Decision

Queen’s UniversityFaculty of Education

Application for Renewal of Accreditation

Consecutive program of professional education for persons of First Nation, Métis or Inuit ancestry with areas of study in the Primary/Junior divisions, leading to a Bachelor of Education degree or Diploma in Education (Part-time Aboriginal Teacher Education Community-Based or ATCB)

Consecutive program of professional education with areas of study in Technological Education subjects at the Grades 9/10 and Grades 11/12 levels, leading to a Bachelor of Education degree or a Diploma in Education (Full-time program offered over fall/winter, on-campus)

Multi-session consecutive program of professional education with areas of study in technological Education subjects at the Grades 9/10 and Grades 11/12 levels, leading to a Bachelor of Education degree or a Diploma in Education (Technological Education Internship Program offered over four terms)

Concurrent program of professional education with areas of study in the Primary/Junior and Intermediate/Senior divisions, leading to a Bachelor of Education degree (includes Queen’s Concurrent, and Queen’s-Trent Concurrent for Primary/Junior and Intermediate/Senior divisions, and Queen’s-Waterloo Joint Program for Intermediate/Senior divisions)

Decision of the Accreditation Committee General Accreditation

For the reasons set out above, the Accreditation Committee finds that the following programs of professional offered by the Faculty of Education at Queen’s University fully satisfy the requirements of Regulation 347/02, Accreditation of Teacher Education Programs:
  • Consecutive program of professional education with areas of study in the Primary/Junior and Intermediate/Senior divisions, leading to a Bachelor of Education degree
  • Consecutive program of professional education for persons of First Nation, Métis or Inuit ancestry with areas of study in the Primary/Junior divisions, leading to a Bachelor of Education degree or Diploma in Education (Part-time Aboriginal Teacher Education Community-Based or ATCB)
  • Consecutive program of professional education with areas of study in Technological Education subjects at the Grades 9/10 and Grades 11/12 levels, leading to a Bachelor of Education degree or a Diploma in Education (Full-time program offered over fall/winter, on-campus)
  • Multi-session consecutive program of professional education with areas of study in Technological Education subjects at the Grades 9/10 and Grades 11/12 levels, leading to a Bachelor of Education degree or a Diploma in Education (Technological Education Internship Program offered over four terms)
  • Concurrent programs of professional education with areas of study in the Primary/Junior and Intermediate/Senior divisions, leading to a Bachelor of Education degree (includes Queen’s Concurrent, and Queen’s-Trent Concurrent for Primary/Junior and Intermediate/Senior divisions, and Queen’s-Waterloo Joint Program for Intermediate/Senior divisions)

The Accreditation Committee grants general accreditation to these programs for a period of seven years until June 14, 2020 or for an amended period of time that is in accordance with Section 15 of Regulation 347/02, Accreditation of Teacher Education Programs.

Accreditation Committee
Ontario College of Teachers
June 14, 2013


Expiry of Accreditation

On January 21, 2015, the Faculty of Education, Queen’s University advised the Ontario College of Teachers of its intent to cease to offer the accredited multi-session consecutive Technological Education Internship Program of professional education. In accordance with subsection 20(4) of the Accreditation Regulation, the Accreditation Committee revoked accreditation of the program effective February 11, 2015.

Accreditation Committee
Ontario College of Teachers
February 11, 2015

Decision Regarding the Enhanced Teacher Education Program Verification Report

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Confirmation of Accreditation

The Accreditation Committee finds that the following programs of professional education offered by the Faculty of Education, Queen's University fully satisfy the accreditation requirements of Regulation 347/02, Accreditation of Teacher Education Programs as they read on September 1, 2015:

  • Consecutive program of professional education with areas of study in the Primary/Junior and Intermediate/Senior divisions, leading to a Bachelor of Education degree
  • Consecutive program of professional education for persons of First Nation, Métis or Inuit ancestry with areas of study in the Primary/Junior divisions, leading to a Bachelor of Education degree or Diploma in Education (Part-time Aboriginal Teacher Education Community-Based or ATCB)
  • Consecutive program of professional education with areas of study in Technological Education subjects at the Grades 9/10 and Grades 11/12 levels, leading to a Bachelor of Education degree or a Diploma in Education (Full-time program offered over fall/winter, on-campus)
  • Concurrent program of professional education with areas of study in the Primary/Junior and Intermediate/Senior divisions, leading to a Bachelor of Education degree.

The Accreditation Committee confirms general accreditation of these programs to continue until June 14, 2020.

Revocation of Accreditation

The Accreditation Committee did not receive a verification report as required by subsection 15.2 (2) and 15.2 (3), for the partnership programs included in the Concurrent program of professional education with areas of study in the Primary/Junior and Intermediate/Senior divisions, leading to a Bachelor of Education degree, to confirm whether they substantially satisfy the requirements for accreditation in Regulation 347/02, Accreditation of Teacher Education Programs as they read on September 1, 2015:

  • Concurrent program of professional education with areas of study in the Primary/Junior and Intermediate/Senior divisions, leading to a Bachelor of Education degree (includes Queen’s Concurrent, and Queen’s-Trent Concurrent for Primary/Junior and Intermediate/Senior divisions and Queen’s-Waterloo Joint Program for Intermediate/Senior divisions).

Pursuant to its authority under subsection 15.2(5) of the Accreditation Regulation, the Accreditation Committee revokes accreditation of these partnership programs and renames the program to exclude them effective June 21, 2016.

Accreditation Committee
Ontario College of Teachers
June 21, 2016


Decision of the Accreditation Committee

For the reasons set out in the findings above, the Accreditation Committee confirms that the following program, as modified, qualifies for general accreditation without conditions until the existing expiry date of June 14, 2020 or for an amended period of time that is in accordance with Section 15 of Regulation 347/02, Accreditation of Teacher Education Programs:

  • Consecutive program of professional education for persons of First Nation, Métis or Inuit ancestry with an area of study in the Primary/Junior divisions, leading to a Bachelor of Education degree or Diploma in Education (Part-time Aboriginal Teacher Education Community-Based or ATCB)

In light of the modified nature of the program and in order to maintain discrete reference to the program name as a result of this addition to program, the Accreditation Committee agreed to record the name of the program separately as follows:

  • Consecutive program of professional education for persons of First Nation, Métis or Inuit ancestry with an area of study in the Primary/Junior divisions, leading to a Bachelor of Education degree or Diploma in Education (Aboriginal Teacher Education Community-Based or ATCB)

Accreditation Committee
Ontario College of Teachers
October 25, 2017


Decision of the Accreditation Committee

For the reasons set out in the findings above, the Accreditation Committee confirms that the following programs, as modified, qualify for general accreditation without conditions until the existing expiry date of June 14, 2020 or for an amended period of time that is in accordance with Section 15 of Regulation 347/02, Accreditation of Teacher Education Programs:

  • Consecutive program of professional education with areas of study in the Primary/Junior and Intermediate/Senior divisions, leading to a Bachelor of Education degree
  • Concurrent program of professional education with areas of study in the Primary/Junior and Intermediate/Senior divisions, leading to a Bachelor of Education degree

In light of the modified nature of the programs and in order to maintain an accurate description of the programs as a result of the addition of a program focus, the Accreditation Committee agrees to record the names of the programs as follow:

  • Consecutive program of professional education with areas of study in the Primary/Junior and Intermediate/Senior divisions, including the Primary/Junior divisions with a focus on teaching French as a Second Language, leading to a Bachelor of Education degree
  • Concurrent program of professional education with areas of study in the Primary/Junior and Intermediate/Senior divisions, including the Primary/Junior divisions with a focus on teaching French as a Second Language, leading to a Bachelor of Education degree

Accreditation Committee
Ontario College of Teachers
April 30, 2019


Decision of the Accreditation Committee

For the reasons set out in the findings above, the Accreditation Committee confirms that the following program, as modified, qualifies for general accreditation without conditions until the existing expiry date of June 14, 2020 or for an amended period of time that is in accordance with Section 15 of Regulation 347/02, Accreditation of Teacher Education Program:

  • Consecutive program of professional education with areas of study in Technological Education subjects at the Grades 9/10 and Grades 11/12 levels, leading to a Bachelor of Education degree or a Diploma in Education

In light of the modified nature of the program and in order to maintain an accurate description of the programs of professional education in Technological Education, the Accreditation Committee agrees to record the name of the programs as follows:

  • Consecutive and multi-session consecutive programs of professional education with areas of study in Technological Education subjects at the Grades 9/10 and Grades 11/12 levels, leading to a Bachelor of Education degree or a Diploma in Education.

Accreditation Committee
Ontario College of Teachers
April 30, 2019

 

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