What is the role of CANTEACH?

Surfing at SumnerCANTEACH was specifically created to take Canadians pursuing their Teacher Certification abroad. CANTEACH is an official educational agency that recruits Canadian university graduates to Australia, New Zealand, Scotland and Wales to obtain their Teacher Certification. These certifications are valid in Canada. Mike Johnson will take care of you through from the time you inquire to start your application to your full certification as a teacher back in Canada/Ontario.

Mike Johnson provides all CANTEACH students with assistance in their choice of where to apply, specific program information, application and requirements for teachables, interview prep, acceptance, student loans, student visa, flights, accommodation, banking, tuition payment, cell phone provider, airport pick-up, teacher certification and job opportunities.

How can I obtain some basic information?

Brittany at UC LibraryA phone call with Mike Johnson is the best way to start the process and then a follow up personal meeting in Ontario at your University or a Pre-Departure meeting/Information Session in Toronto typically takes place. Please use the inquiry form to provide your name, phone number (skype address if you are outside of Canada), email address, where you are going to university, year of study, and any other relevant information or questions you have to Mike Johnson. An individual phone appointment will be arranged with you to discuss the entire process, which includes, where do I start?, options, teachables, cost, certification, start dates and your individual timeline to attend.

The CANTEACH Brochure was specifically created as a ‘quick’ must read for all CANTEACH students. This specific introductory information gives students and parents a basic overview of the process.

Liking CANTEACH on Facebook is another way to keep up to date and see what other CANTEACH students are doing (i.e., applying, getting accepted, attending, travelling, graduating, getting certified and getting hired for Teaching jobs). Every CANTEACH student will also be put into a closed Facebook group for their university preference and start date. These Facebook groups work wonders for Mike to take you and those you are going to school with through the entire process from inquiry to certification. University representatives and past students are there for advice in these Facebook groups to support your attendance abroad.

Is this valid in Ontario now that Ontario has gone to a 2 year program?

Vanessa at Cardiff CastleYes. Students will be able to take one (1) year Teacher Certification programs abroad with CANTEACH and use that to gain full certification in Ontario. This will be discussed in detail over the phone with Mike Johnson.

Electronic copies of all the paperwork from liaison meeting with the Ontario College of Teachers (OCT) on October 23rd, 2015 is available electronically via email and is typically sent following the phone call along with application material and additional University information.

How hard is it to get certified in Ontario after the completion of Teachers College?

Mike Johnson is an Ontario Certified Teacher and, as the Director of CANTEACH, will visit your campus abroad in person and provide you and your fellow students an on-site Teacher Certification Workshop. This workshop will take you through all the certification processes in the jurisdiction you are trained and back to Canada. Mike will see you through the whole process, from application to becoming fully certified in Ontario, after you have completed your training.