Standards for Educators

Date came into force or revised

January, 2012

Status

Current

Policy statement

All certificate holders in BC must meet defined standards of professional conduct and competence in order to be issued and maintain a certificate of qualification or an independent teaching certificate.

Rationale or purpose of policy

The standards for educators in BC communicate to certificate holders, letter of permission holders and the public a description of the work of educators.  The standards describe what educators should know, be are able to do, and how to conduct themselves. 

The Standards articulate the values and characteristics that distinguish BC educators’ work. They contribute to a safe and high-quality learning environment for students.  For educators, the Standards also provide the basis for attaining and assessing their competency and conduct.

Authority

Policy in full

http://www.bcteacherregulation.ca/Standards/StandardsOverview.aspx

Procedures related to policy

The following are links to B.C. Standards for Educators: