OCTE is Looking for Your Help!

OCTE is currently seeking applications for two positions; 

Awards Committee Chair and Industry Representative.




Ontario College of Teachers (OCT) is Looking for a French reviewer                                                                                                                                    

The Ontario College of Teachers is seeking a Francophone technology educator to review seven Health Care Additional Qualifications course guidelines. The task will focus strictly on Section 7 of the Guidelines (Demonstrated Knowledge and Skill in……) and to check for accuracy in technical terminology. The College is prepared to pay $350 for this review. The ideal candidate will be a Health Care teacher knowledgeable in health care French terminology.                            

Interested candidates are asked to send a brief email expressing interest to: 

Carson Allard, OCTProgram Officer:

Standards of Practice and Education Unit

Ontario College of Teachers

101 Bloor St. WestToronto, ON  M5S 0A1

416 961-8800 x813

Toll Free in Ontario 1-888-534-2222E-mail: callard@oct.ca Further details will be provided to those interested. 



New for 2014-2015 "OCTE Board Affiliation"



OCTE welcomes Karin Lindner as the Keynote Speaker for OCTE Conference 2015
Karin is the founder and owner of Karico Performance Solutions. She has found her calling and her true passion in helping individuals and manufacturing companies to become the best they can be.
An author, corporate coach and reputed keynote speaker, Karin enjoys working with leadership teams to increase their personal and organizational effectiveness by fully engaging the energy, talent and intelligence of the workforce.
 With more than 25 years of international corporate experience, Karin has acquired the knowledge and developed the tools to make a positive impact on her clients’ lives. Karin is a passionate promoter of the manufacturing industry. She is determined to help people discover the sexiness of the manufacturing industry – an industry that is critical to the wealth and prosperity of any country.

   for more information about Karin, visit  





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It’s Your Job Video Contest

It’s Your Job Video Contest Winners 2013/14!

I am pleased to share with you this year’s winners of the Ministry of Labour’s 2013/14 It’s Your Job… Ontario secondary school video contest.   
I am very impressed with the quality of their submissions and I’m sure you will be as well.  All videos clearly illustrate the importance of working safely on the job.
You can view the Ontario winners on our contest page at www.Ontario.ca/videocontest .
First place (tied): $1,000 for each team and $1,000 for their schools: Grade 11 students of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Secondary School in Mississauga; and Grade 12 students of H. B. Beal Secondary School in London;
Second Place: $750 for the student, $750 for the school: a Grade 12 student at John McCrae Secondary School in Ottawa;
Third Place: $500 for the team, $500 for their school: Grade 10 students at Lockerby Composite School in Sudbury.
You can take part in a Canada-wide vote for your favourite video during North American Occupational Safety and Health Week (NAOSH) taking place between May 4  and May 12. Help choose the It’s Your Job… Canada’s Fan Favourite by voting for your favourite of the winning student videos from across the country, including the Ontario videos. All the videos can be viewed and voted for at:  www.labour.gc.ca/eng/health_safety/contest/submissions/index.shtmlThe video with the most votes receives $1,000.
Please vote and encourage stakeholders, partners, friends and family to get involved and vote for their Canadian favourites.
Many thanks for your continued support of our youth initiatives.
George Gritziotis
Chief Prevention Officer/ Associate Deputy Minister





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