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Bill 52 – Submission to the Standing Committee of the Legislative Assembly

Bill 52 – Submission to the Standing Committee of the Legislative Assembly

This bill, the Education Statute Law Amendment Act (Learning to Age 18), proposed raising the leaving age and giving credit for time spent in programs offered by non-traditional educational organizations. The College, while supporting the intent, said the bill did not deal adequately with accountability and responsibility for the educational programming.

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Serving on Council

Ontario’s teaching profession regulates itself. This means that the people of Ontario trust teachers to govern their own profession using their collective specialized knowledge, skills and experience.

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Speaking for Excellence

This review of the language competencies required of teachers for effective professional practice reveals that teachers’ language competencies are diverse and extensive.

Standards for the Teaching Profession

Standards Poster

A two-sided poster listing the standards of practice and ethical standards that are the foundation of teaching in Ontario.

State of the Teaching Profession 2003

State of the Teaching Profession 2003

Answers to questions on confidence in system, positives and negatives of teaching, good teaching, public affairs, accountability, role of parents, mentoring, age and gender.

State of the Teaching Profession 2005

State of the Teaching Profession 2005

Answers to questions on school problems, reforms, career and professional development, multi-year agreement, initial education and public perception of teaching profession.

State of the Teaching Profession 2006

State of the Teaching Profession 2006

Answers to questions on stress, career planning, changes in education, student success factors, parent-teacher relations, age of consent, voting in College election.

Stephen Lewis

Stephen Lewis delivers keynote

“We want to go to school!” This is what children of war countries from all over the world told humanitarian Stephen Lewis who opened the College conference in the fall. But the reasons are different than you might think. Hear what they shared with him and what Lewis had to say about public education, controversy and the role of the College.

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Supporting Teachers to Work with Children with Exceptionalities

The current study had two purposes: to explore further revisions to the Three-Part Schedule D Additional Qualification (AQ) courses in special education and to determine if a virtual knowledge network would be a viable and welcome tool in building teacher capacity for classroom inclusion of students with exceptionalities.

Survey of Members 2008

Survey of Members 2008

Answers to questions on professional designation, advisories, Additional Qualifications, College facilities, membership renewal and card use.

Survey of Members 2008

Survey of Members 2008

Answers to questions on professional designation, advisories, Additional Qualifications, College facilities, membership renewal and card use.

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Survey of Members 2009

Answers to questions on professional standards, Additional Qualifications, associate teaching, College election participation, publication ban, labour mobility and the College magazine.

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