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Graduate Certificate of College Teachers Training for Internationally Educated Professionals
Graduate Certificate of College Teachers Training for Internationally Educated Professionals

Graduate Certificate of College Teachers Training for Internationally Educated Professionals

  • ID:GBC010068
  • Level:Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma
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Admission Requirements

​​Entry requirement

  • Graduate-level degree (masters or doctorate) from abroad or professional designation/equivalent credential in apprenticeship/skill required to teach in a college setting. Degree assessment by an official credential assessment organization is required
  • One year of full-time teaching experience at a secondary or post-secondary level or similar experience
  • Resumé
  • Successful completion of interview

English requirements 

  • Provide proof that their secondary and/ or post-secondary studies were completed at a recognized institution where English is the primary media of instruction. The studies must be relevant to the admission requirements for the specific program (s) applied to (e.g. an advanced diploma or degree is required for certain postgraduate program)
  • Applicants with transcripts from an institution where the language of instruction is not English may meet English language proficiency requirements with one of the following proofs of language proficiency. The minimum test scores that are acceptable are listed below (as applicable). Please note: For admissions purposes, some programs require a higher score than the minimum stated below.
  • George Brown English for Academic (EAP) Program, Level 9
  • IELTS (Academic), 6.5, minimum 6.0 in each skill band
  • TOEFL, 84 (online) minimum 21 in each skill band
  • MELAB, 85
  • PTE (Academic), 60, overall minimum
    55 in each skill band
  • CAEL, 70 overall (writing 60)
  • Cambridge English Exams (B2 First, C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency), 176 or more (with no individual skill below 169)
  • George Brown Admissions Test (Mature applicants only), Not Available
  • *NEW Duolingo English Test, 115

Course Information

This program is designed to provide the pedagogical foundations, intercultural and professional communication skills, and Canadian experience to help prepare internationally educated post-secondary teachers for teaching in a Canadian community college or other adult education settings. This program is blended (in-person and online), and runs Monday to Friday, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., downtown at 341 King St. E. There will be lectures or group discussions in which all students take part at the same time each week, while other activities may be completed individually at any time through email, wikis or other online interactive systems.

Code: R403

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  • semester courses

  • TETR4031, Teaching Toolbox I (blended)

  • TETR4032, Employment Skills I (online)

  • TETR4033, Professional Communication Skills I (blended)

  • TETR4034, Teacher Development in Higher Education (TDHE) (online)

  • TETR4035, Practical Teaching Skills (blended)


  • semester courses

  • TETR4041, Teaching Toolbox II (blended)

  • TETR4042, Employment Skills II (online)

  • TETR4043, Professional Communication Skills II (blended)

  • TETR4044, Curriculum Development in Higher Education (CDHE) (online)

  • TETR4045, Practicum and Reflective Teaching Strategies (blended)

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Graduates with the specialized education offered in this program, in combination with their previous international training and experience, are prepared for teaching careers in:

  • Canadian public community colleges

  • private career colleges

  • corporate training

  • tutoring adults

  • related careers in education

Through a combination of our unique courses (both blended and/or online), workshops, observation and supervised teaching segments, students gain skills and experience required to teach in community college classes using current instructional strategies. Graduates will be sensitive to the diverse student needs of the Ontario workplace and skilled in responding to cultural differences and diverse learning styles.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Mandatory Health Insurance

$743.99 for one-year coverage (Sept-August)
$508.83 for 8 months coverage (Jan-August)
$273.29 for 4 months coverage (May-August)

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