On September 1, 2015, Ontario’s teacher education program changed. The four-semester program with an increased practicum of 80 days includes an enhanced focus in areas such as special education, how to teach using technology, and diversity. As a result of these changes, new teacher education program requirements for certification also took effect on September 1, 2015.
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This advisory from the Ontario College of Teachers helps to clarify members' responsibilities when using electronic communication or social media so they can govern their conduct and understand what conduct does not meet professional standards.
This document contains essential information and advice for Ontario Certified Teachers that will help guide and inform your practice.
The Ethical Standards for the Teaching Profession represent a vision of professional practice. At the heart of a strong and effective teaching profession is a commitment to students and their learning. Explore this vision of professional practice through Anishinaabe art.
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Governing Ourselves informs members of legal and regulatory matters affecting the profession. This section provides updates on licensing and qualifi cation requirements, notifi cation of Council resolutions and reports from various Council committees, including reports on accreditation and discipline matters.
Professional inquiry empowers educators to become critically aware of the assumptions and beliefs that inform their decisions and actions.
The Ontario College of Teachers and the College of Early Childhood Educators are pleased to offer a new professional learning resource related to interprofessional collaboration and ethical leadership within the context of early learning.
Smith, D. (2015). Exploring interprofessional collaboration and ethical practice: A story of emancipatory professional learning. Reflective Practice, 16(5), pp. 652-676.
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Smith, D. (2015). Exploring leadership development with supervisory officers through case inquiry. Reflective Practice, 16(4), pp. 559-574.
This guide is a case-based resource to help facilitate professional inquiry into inclusive educational leadership practices through exploring professional experiences of school principals.
Exploring the Ethical Standards for the Teaching Profession through Anishinaabe Art is an educative resource designed to support exploration into the Ethical Standards for the Teaching Profession.
Exploring the Standards of Practice for the Teaching Profession through Anishinaabe Art is a teacher education resource designed to support inquiry into the Standards of Practice for the Teaching Profession.