OISE University of Toronto: Building Teaching Careers

Interested in becoming a Canadian-certified teacher? Build your career at OISE

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Start building your career in teaching by exploring our teacher education programs at OISE University of Toronto. Our teacher-education programs – including our premier Master of Teaching program -- lead to a recommendation for Ontario teacher certification which is widely respected around the world.

OISE is Canada's pre-eminent faculty of education. Guided by our commitment to equity and social justice, and mindful of our special responsibility to lead, our faculty and graduates continue to shape how the world thinks and goes about education.

If you are interested in becoming a Canadian-certified teacher, OISE is your foundation to begin your career in teaching.

Return home as a Canadian-qualified teacher with a degree from the University of Toronto! Learn about our 2-year graduate-level Master of Teaching program leading toward elementary or secondary teacher certification.

How Does OISE Build Your Teaching Career?

Our Master of Teaching Program

The Master of Teaching program is one of the premier teacher education programs at OISE. This program combines a Master of Teaching degree with elementary or secondary teacher certification. Our program is suited for those who want to pursue a career in teaching combined with graduate study that may lead to a doctoral program.

The MT offers students the opportunity to:

• study a range of educational issues

• develop as a teacher and acquire teaching strategies

• deepen knowledge of curriculum and work in classrooms

• conduct research and qualify for doctoral studies

Our Practicums Offer Students Canadian Teaching Experience

Becoming a teacher requires practical experience in a classroom. As part of our teacher education programs, our field practicums offer our students the direct opportunity to mentor with a seasoned teacher and see first-hand best practices in Canadian teaching.

Our OISE Student Services: Your Resource to Succeed in Teacher Education

As you start on your path to becoming a teacher, our own OISE Student Services supports you from beginning to end, and even beyond graduation. They offer a broad range of personal support and employment services to enhance the intellectual, personal, professional, and career development of our students. Here’s a selection of some of our services:

- Workshops

- Professional Preparation Conference

- Teacher Employment Preparation Centre

- OISE Student Success Centre

If you are interested in becoming a Canadian-certified teacher, OISE has the building blocks for a career in teaching.

Discover OISE now: Becoming a Canadian-Qualified Teacher: Information for International Students

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