Course Description

This course addresses student development, program planning and delivery issues, the school environment, and other issues related to teaching and learning in Technological Education programs.


Course Outline

Topics include:

  • understanding theories of student development and learning
  • exploring fundamental technological concepts
  • incorporating a broad-based pedagogical approach that embeds problem-solving
  • integrating community, print electronic and collegial resources that link to the Ontario curriculum
  • engaging instructional strategies to create real-world contexts
  • integrating differentiated instruction and universal design in planning and implementation
  • using a range of assessment and evaluation strategies
  • implementing safety strategies and environmental standards
  • collaborating with parents/guardians
  • understanding and demonstrating compliance of workplace health and safety legislation and standards



  • General Certificate of Qualification and Registration
  • an entry for the same technological education subject in grade 9 and 10 and in grade 11 and 12

If a candidate’s area of study in the program of professional education was NOT in a technological education subject, the candidate must meet the following requirements:

  • five years of work experience, including business or industrial experience, or a combination of postsecondary education and work experience that totals five years and includes:
    • at least two years of work experience, including business or industrial experience, at least four months of which were continuous, and
    • postsecondary education acceptable to the College consisting of:
  • a program leading to an acceptable post-secondary degree, or a certificate, diploma or advanced diploma granted under the Ontario College of Applied Arts and Technology Act, 2002, or a predecessor act, or under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005, or a predecessor act, or by another institution acceptable to the College, OR
  • an apprenticeship program acceptable to the College, and
  • in the work experience referred to above, demonstrated competency based on an assessment of advanced skills and knowledge related to a technological education subject listed in Schedule B

For the purposes of fulfilling the work experience requirements outlined in (a) and (b) above, up to one year of work experience completed as part of a work placement or co-operative work placement in a postsecondary education program may be counted if the placement was a required element of the education program and the work experience occurred after the applicant had completed at least 50 percent of the program


Important Notice: While we endeavour to be as accurate as possible while reviewing your qualifications for courses in our program, the Faculty of Education bears no responsibility for ensuring you have met the qualifications as per the guidelines of the Ontario College of Teachers. It is your responsibility to learn which prerequisites you will need. https://www.oct.ca/members/additional-qualifications/prerequisites

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