2012 Annual Report

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The College at a Glance

The College's mandate is to regulate and govern the teaching profession in Ontario in the best interests of the public. The College sets standards of practice and ethical standards, issues teaching certificates and may suspend or revoke them, accredits teacher education programs and courses, and investigates and hears complaints about individual members. The College is also mandated to communicate with the public on behalf of the profession, which it does primarily through its website at www.oct.ca and this annual report.

OCT Chair

A Message from the Chair

2012 saw the election of the College's sixth Council. My colleagues on Council re-elected me as Chair of Council and I am grateful for the confidence they have in me to continue to represent our profession. Read More >

OCT Registrar

A Message from the Registrar

Last May 20th was our 16th birthday as the regulatory body for Ontario's teaching profession. It is therefore timely - in reflecting on our years in existence - to recognize our strengths but most importantly, to look at areas where we can improve. Read More >


of members work in English Public School Boards


of new OCTs in 2012 were international applicants


of OCTs completed their teacher education in Ontario


of OCTs have the Special Education Additional Qualification


of OCTs have principal's qualifications


of registered complaints were resolved through dispute resolution