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Professional Standards and Designation

Addressing Anti-Black Racism to Change Pedagogy and Practice

The statements and descriptions that accompany the artwork produced for the Additional Qualification (AQ) Anti-Black Racism guidelines by Danilo Deluxo have been co-written by Danilo Deluxo McCallum (he/him) and Rukiya Mohamed (she/her).

Cover Foundations of Professional Practice

Foundations of Professional Practice

The Foundations of Professional Practice articulate a collective vision of professionalism for Ontario educators. Take a minute to reflect on what’s new in a recently revised version.

OCT: Your Professional Designation

OCT The Mark of Professionalism

The professional designation Ontario Certified Teacher (OCT) was first approved by the Ontario College of Teachers in 2008.


Professional Learning Framework for the Teaching Profession

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.

Restorative Journey: Indigenous Educational Wellness

Restorative Journey: Indigenous Educational Wellness

Six Nations artist Elizabeth Doxtater worked in dialogue with members from Six Nations communities and in friendship with the Ontario College of Teachers to develop this resource in a way that inspires the ethical pursuit of Indigenous educational wellness.

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.

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