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Welcome to Building Futures

Building Futures is a Ministry of Education program designed to support teacher candidates as they begin their teaching career by providing them with relevant tools, enriched conversations and practical ministry resources.

The program is part of the first step in a continuum of professional learning and growth for teacher candidates as educators. The Ministry of Education recognizes how critical it is to the success of a new teacher to be familiar with the key goals, programs and priorities of Ontario's education system. The program provides new teachers with the opportunity to and collaborate with other teachers across the province.

Teacher Candidates will be able to take advantage of interactive learning with:

  • Online tools and resources available 24/7 to support professional growth
  • Webinars, voicecasts, e-books, tip sheets, videos, and e-modules to support learning

Teacher Candidates graduating in 2017 will be able to attend practical sessions with:

  • Face-to-face learning and faciliated discussions
  • A certificate of participation upon completion

If you are a teacher candidate in your final year of study and would like to learn more about the program being held at your faculty, please visit About the Program at Your Faculty. Please remember to check the site on a regular basis as the registration information will be updated throughout the year

The Ministry of Education recognizes that the skills you learn at university and the resources developed through Building Futures will help teacher candidates become part of a larger community of innovative educators who are all committed to student success and well-being.