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PS Poll

School of Thought

Here are the Top 10 reasons Ontario Certified Teachers take Additional Qualification courses, courtesy of our latest poll.

Illustration: Jeannie Phan

Illustration of a person on a laptop.
  1. To enhance my professional knowledge, skills and qualifications.
  2. To better support students' learning and well-being.
  3. To expand my employment and earning prospects.
  4. To teach or be qualified in another division or subject.
  5. To engage in new areas of learning and critical inquiry.
  6. To expand my understanding of current educational research, pedagogy, policy and practice.
  7. To foster more equitable, inclusive and supportive learning environments.
  8. To develop/advance my leadership skills.
  9. To demonstrate commitment to the profession.
  10. To engage with colleagues and build professional relationships.