University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa

Indigenous Teacher Education

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Program Information

School:University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa
Faculty:Faculty of Education
Field of Study:Aboriginal Education
Description:The Faculty offers a three-year community-based Indigenous Teacher Education Program (ITEP) at the Primary/Junior level that leads to the Baccalaureate in Education or the Certificate in Indigenous Teacher Education. The program consists of nine terms that include courses, community service learning and practica. Upon successful completion of the program requirements, candidates are recommended to the Ontario College of Teachers (OCT) for certification and for the Ontario Certified Teacher (OCT) designation.

Graduates of the University of Ottawa ITEP Certificate Program who submit proof of an undergraduate degree, including 15 full courses or the equivalent, within 10 years of receiving their certificate, will also receive a baccalaureate in education degree.
URL:Indigenous Teacher Education at University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa
Course Based:Yes
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $35,485

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Cambridge English for Speakers of Other Languages: Certificate in Advanced English [min. C1] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or CanTEST [min. 4.5] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Work Experience
To be eligible for consideration, applicants must:

1. have completed at least a three-year undergraduate degree at a recognized university, or the equivalent in a foreign country, prior to July of the year in which they are applying to begin the program;

2. be of First Nations, Métis or Inuit ancestry;

3. have acquired relevant experience and skills.

N.B. Grades obtained for graduate, college and CEGEP courses will not be counted in the admission average. Applicants currently enrolled in three-year undergraduate programs will be evaluated on the basis of university courses (not including college transfer courses) completed by December 31, of the year prior to their admission: Selection is based equally on ACADEMIC STANDING and RELEVANT EXPERIENCE as submitted on the Statement of Experience Form. However, fulfillment of the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on August 24, 2021