Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Becoming a Teacher
  2. About the application package
  3. About teachers coming from outside of BC
  4. BC certificate holders
  5. Certificate Services Area
  6. Standards
  7. Teacher Education
  8. Professional Conduct

1. Becoming a Teacher



2. About the application package



3. About teachers coming from outside of BC



4. BC certificate holders



5. Certification Services



6. Standards


  • How were the current Standards developed?

  • How are the Standards to be reviewed?

  • How are the Standards used?


7. Teacher Education


  • What universities in British Columbia offer teacher education programs?

  • What are the requirements to enter a teacher education program?

  • What is the job market like for graduates of teacher education programs?


8. Professional Conduct


  • Where should I go to express a concern or make an inquiry?

  • What kinds of complaints can be considered by the Commissioner for Teacher Regulation?

  • What happens if I complain?

  • How do I make a complaint?