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The report of the Royal Commission on Learning, For the Love of Learning, recommended teachers in Ontario regulate their profession.
The government proclaimed the Ontario College of Teachers Act July 5, creating the College, with a mandate to:
The legislation established a 31-member Council of 17 elected members of the College and 14 members of the public appointed by the provincial government. The size and makeup were modified in 2006 to 37 Council members - 23 elected members and 14 members of the public.
On May 20, we opened our doors and began handling all public teaching applications in Ontario. Notable firsts included:
Council approved motions to reflect and incorporate the intent of these recommendations.
Our Council Chair and Registrar addressed the provincial government’s Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs in support of proposed amendments recommended by Council, including amendments to further support transparency of the discipline process.
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