Overview of programs, strategies and practices that lead to a high-quality practicum experience for teacher candidates.
The Ontario College of Teachers - the regulatory body for teachers - has a professional designation for all Ontario teachers in good standing... a first for teachers in Canada.
Smith, D. (2015). Pedagogies for teacher education policy development in Canada: Democratic dialogue in Cheryl J. Craig , Lily Orland-Barak (ed.) International Teacher Education: Promising Pedagogies (Part C) (Advances in Research on Teaching, Volume 22C) Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp.253 – 279.
This award honours an individual who strives to strengthen public confidence in education.
"Philip is a great example of someone who embeds the teaching profession's ethics of care, trust, respect and integrity, says Joe Jamieson, Deputy Registrar of the Ontario College of Teachers.
Report of the two-year review of teachers' qualifications, including 66 recommendations to the government for changing and updating courses for pre-service and in-service teacher education.
For program providers, outlines application and accreditation requirements and process.
The College’s Professional Advisory on Anti-Black Racism recognizes that Ontario Certified Teachers (OCTs) play an important and influential role in learning environments and as such, are uniquely positioned to help address anti-Black racism and its impact on students. The advisory examines how OCTs can work toward overcoming long-standing and historical legacies and break down deeply entrenched systemic barriers.
This advisory highlights the importance of maintaining professional boundaries and provides practical advice to Ontario Certified Teachers at any point in their education careers.
Members recognize that a commitment to ongoing professional learning is integral to effective practice and to student learning. Professional practice and self-directed learning are informed by experience, research, collaboration and knowledge.
Helps to identify the legal, ethical and professional parameters that govern members' behaviour and to prevent sexual abuse of students and sexual misconduct.
The Magazine of the Ontario College of Teachers