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TEAS – University of Ottawa


Refer to the application and the university's website for up-to-date program details.

About our Teacher Education Program

Join one of the most dynamic and innovative teacher education programs in Canada and learn from educational leaders who have robust research relationships and professional partnerships with local, national and international communities.

With social justice as a core value, we train educators who will pursue equity, diversity, inclusion and decolonization in their future working environments and who are prepared for the career challenges of teaching in the 21st century.

For the French program, refer to Université d’Ottawa.

Program Codes

OE1 – Primary/Junior
OE2 – Junior/Intermediate
OE3 – Intermediate/Senior (Some teaching subjects cannot be combined. Visit Teacher Education program for more details.)
OE6 – Primary/Junior (French as a Second Language)

Key Dates

Admission Requirements

General Admission Requirements

Before you apply, you must read all the information about the Teacher Education program provided on our website.

Once we receive your application from the OUAC, we will send you an acknowledgement email that includes a user ID and password to a uOzone account, where you will access the Statement of Experience, which you must complete and submit online.

If you have chosen French as a Second Language as a teaching option, you can also register and pay for the French proficiency test in this account.

Equity Admission

Spaces in our Access Program are reserved for the following groups:

  • Indigenous peoples (2%),
  • persons with disabilities (3%) and
  • members of visible minorities (9%).

Specify the group you identify with at the end of the online Experience Profile.

Language Requirements

If you have studied in a country where English is not an official language and have not completed at least 3 consecutive years of full-time studies in English (or have not completed an English 4U course in Ontario), you must pass one of the following tests (within the 2 years prior to enrolling in the program) with the minimum score below:

  • TOEFL: Internet-based test with a minimum of 24 in each of the 4 skills
  • IELTS: Minimum of 7.0 in each of the 4 skills
  • PTE TEST: Minimum of 65 in each of the 4 skills

French as a Second Language (FSL)

Whether you are francophone, or have studied in French or French immersion, our FSL test is mandatory for everyone, without exception. No other exam can replace it.

Make sure you register and prepare for the French proficiency test. For more information, email us.

Teaching Subjects


University of Ottawa, Admissions
75 Laurier Avenue East
Ottawa ON  K1N 6N5

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