In Canada, Education is the responsibility of the provinces and territories. The ministers responsible for education in the provinces and territories come together as the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada, CMEC, to discuss or take action on matters of mutual interest. (From the Canadian Ministers of Education, CMEC website).
Read this page for an overview of Education in Canada, with links to the provincial and territorial departments of Education.
(MOE) is responsible for delivering early years, child care and publicly funded education from kindergarten to Grade 12 in Ontario. The role of the MOE is to:
(OCT) The Ontario College of Teachers was created after the Ontario government passed legislation to allow the teaching profession to regulate itself. In its 1994 report For the Love of Learning, Ontario’s Royal Commission on Learning believed that “the teaching profession in Ontario must now be considered equal to other established professions.” It recommended establishing the Ontario College of Teachers. In 1997, the Ontario government passed legislation to enable the teaching profession to regulate itself.
The teaching profession in Ontario, through its College: