1. Pre-Arrival

  • Pre-Arrival

    Elementary and secondary teaching professions are regulated in Canada. The regulatory body in each province or territory sets the requirements to practice the profession. Though these requirements vary by jurisdiction, but they usually include a bachelor’s degree in education and … Continue reading

2. Skills Development

  • Skills development
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      In addition to accreditation, upgrading your skills through a bridging program or other courses and workshops is an important part of your journey to become a teacher in Canada. Skills upgrading You may have strong teaching skills, but often … Continue reading

3. Understanding Canadian Workplaces

  • Understanding Canadian workplaces
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    Canadian employers, who often do not know how to assess education and work experience from other countries, may require or prefer you to have experience working in Canada. Lack of local market experience can pose a challenge for newcomers, but … Continue reading

4. Job Finding Techniques

  • Job finding techniques
    Getting the Job

    The Canadian job market is very competitive and jobs are not easy to find. As well, finding a job in Canada may be very different than in your home country. There are many ways through which you can search for … Continue reading

5. Associations

  • Associations
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    The associations listed below provide additional information about licensure and certification and offer a variety of professional development, education and networking opportunities.     We have prepared a Pre-Arrival Checklist of valuable information that will make arriving in Canada as … Continue reading

6. Employment

  • Employment
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    Finding a job in Canada may be different than in your home country and you may need help finding job vacancies, updating your resume, writing cover letters, preparing for interviews, and understanding what Canadian employers are looking for.   We … Continue reading