Congratulations to four outstanding Ontario teachers

The Ontario Teachers Insurance Plan (OTIP) and the Ontario Teachers’ Federation (OTF) are proud to announce the recipients of the OTIP Teaching Awards for 2021. The following Ontario teachers are outstanding recipients of this year’s awards: Amanda Cloutier, Bramalea Secondary School, Brampton, Beginning Teacher category Lauren Chapple, Whitby Shores Public School, Whitby, Elementary Teacher category …

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Protecting the public interest? The Devolution of the Ontario College of Teachers

Background Ontario, unlike virtually all other Canadian jurisdictions, established a legislated body to regulate the teaching profession in 1997. The Ontario College of Teachers (OCT) was established by the Ontario College of Teachers Act, 1996 and is responsible for regulating key aspects of the professional lives of 231,053 members. Its role is to foster public …

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