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BEd policies

Group of students with laptops working around a table.Reference: Ontario Tech Regulation 5.16.2.


Teacher candidates in the Faculty of Education are expected to attend all scheduled and required classes including Foundation Fridays. All absences must be discussed with the respective professor. Attendance in the program is critical to the success of all teacher candidates and essential for their development as teaching professionals. Teacher candidates are subject to the standards of practice outlined by the Ontario College of Teachers.


Teacher candidates must successfully complete all field placements in order to successfully complete the program. Additional details are available in the Field Experience Handbook.


In section 5.16.2 of the university's Academic Calendar, the following statement is made under the title Professional unsuitability:

"Students in programs leading to professional certification must demonstrate behaviour appropriate to practice in those professions."