ERIC Number: ED440960
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Standards of Practice for the Teaching Profession.
Ontario College of Teachers, Toronto.
This publication describes the Standards of Practice for the Teaching Profession, developed by the Ontario College of Teachers, a self-regulatory body for the teaching profession in Ontario. After discussing the development of the Standards, Section 1, "Introduction," focuses on self-regulation and standards of practice, principles of the standards of practice, and purposes of the standards of practice. Section 2, "Standards of Practice for the Teaching Profession," presents five statements that comprise the standards: commitment to students and student learning; professional knowledge; teaching practice; leadership and community; and ongoing professional learning. Section 3, "Key Elements," presents key elements which expand on each of the five statements comprising the Standards of Practice for Teaching. (SM)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Elementary Secondary Education, Faculty Development, Foreign Countries, Instructional Leadership, Knowledge Base for Teaching, Self Evaluation (Groups), State Standards, Teacher Competencies, Teaching Skills
Ontario College of Teachers, 121 Bloor Street East, 6th Floor, Toronto, Ontario M4W 3M5, Canada. Tel: 416-961-8800 Tel: 888-534-2222 (Toll Free); Fax: 416-961-8822. For full text in English: http://www.oct.on.ca/english/standards.htm; For full text in French: http://www.oct.on.ca/french/standards.htm.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ontario College of Teachers, Toronto.
Identifiers - Location: Canada