Office of Teacher Certification

Progression of Classifications of Teachers' Certificates

 

A change in classification (increase/upgrade) from the pre-August 1, 2000 classification system to the post-July 31, 2000 classification system shall be in accordance with the following:

 

  1. from a Teacher’s Certificate Class 1 to 4 to an Initial Teacher’s Certificate
  2. from a Teacher’s Certificate Class 5 to an Advanced Teacher’s Certificate 1
  3. from a Teacher’s Certificate Class 6 to an Advanced Teacher’s Certificate 2
  4. from a Teacher’s Certificate Class 7 to and Advanced Teacher’s Certificate 3

 

A person who has been granted a teacher’s certificate pursuant to the post-July 31, 2000 certification system and who subsequently completes an approved upgrading program and applies for a change in classification, shall be granted a certificate pursuant to the post-July 31, 2000 certification system in accordance with the progression of classifications of certificates in Section 30B of the GIC Education Act Regulations as follows:

 

  1. Bridging Teacher’s Certificate (Section 30S)
  2. Initial Teacher’s Certificate (Section 30D)
  3. Advanced Teacher’s Certificate 1 (Section 30E)
  4. Advanced Teacher’s Certificate 2 (Section 30F)
  5. Advanced Teacher’s Certificate 3 (Section 30G)