Consecutive Bachelor of Education Admissions
IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT OISE'S TEACHER EDUCATION PROGRAMS
The University of Toronto’s Ontario Institute for Studies in Education has announced that it is phasing out its Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) and Diploma programs in teacher education and is becoming an all-graduate institute of teaching, learning and research.
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To be eligible for consideration applicants must meet our requirements in each of the three areas:
All applicants are required to give evidence of their oral and written proficiency in English. This requirement can be satisfied with one of the following criteria:
For details, go to English Language Proficiency Requirement for Consecutive Initial Teacher Education Programs.
Applicants must hold an approved degree from a university (or other degree-granting post-secondary institution) whose accreditation is acceptable to the University of Toronto with at least a "B" range average in 15 full-year courses (or equivalent in half courses). This degree must be conferred not later than the fall convocation in the year of registration at OISE.
Our academic assessment of your average is based on the best 15 full-year courses (or equivalent in half courses) of undergraduate level academic course work. This assessment is based on the official transcripts you submit by our application deadline.
NOTE: For the purpose of applying for admission to the B.Ed. degree program at OISE, an "approved degree" must include at least 15 full-year courses (or equivalent) beyond grade 12 secondary school graduation and can have a maximum of 10 full year courses (or equivalent in half courses) credited from institutions that are not considered by OISE to be accredited degree-granting institutions. (For more information, please refer to Information Sheet: Guidelines for Understanding What is an Acceptable Degree for Application to the OISE B.Ed. Program.
Using the OISE Applicant Profile, applicants provide a written reflection based on personal experiences that they believe have helped to prepare them for teaching. These experiences can take a wide variety of forms. What is most important is the ability to clearly articulate insights that have been gained from these experiences in terms of understanding of teaching and learning, and understanding of teachers’ roles in appreciating diversity and promoting equity and social justice.
NOTE: Your Applicant Profile will not be read if:
OISE is committed to:
Last year we received 3,462 applications for 867 spaces. As a result we were unable to offer admission to many qualified applicants.
In making our selection decisions we will consider factors such as:
NOTE: OISE will suspend the evaluation of an application as soon as it is determined that any basic admission requirement will not be satisfied. For example, a strong academic standing will not compensate for a weak Applicant Profile or problems associated with the English Language Proficiency Requirement. Similarly, a strong Applicant Profile will not compensate for weak academic standing or problems associated with the English Language Proficiency requirement.
If you have any questions, please contact:
OISE Registrar's Office, Initial Teacher Education Admissions Unit
Telephone: 416-978-1848 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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