Month: February 2021

Student teachers hoped to increase Ontario’s qualified teacher list deficit

Prospective teachers will soon enter schools as paid substitute teachers, thanks to a rule change by the Ministry of Education to “meet manpower needs and high staff absenteeism rates”. With the Ontario College of Teachers, the province has introduced a…

Ontario Recruits Teacher Candidates for Latching Positions to Address COVID-19 Shortages and Absenteeism

Ontario says it will allow students in teacher training programs to fill supply positions this year. The province says it is making a temporary change to its teacher certification program to address teacher shortages and absenteeism due to the COVID-19…