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Quebec education ministry launches campaign to recruit foreign teachers The education ministry is also seeking foreigners who are not teachers in their own country and providing information on how they can become teachers in Québec

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The Ministry of Education and Higher Education in Quebec unveiled a new online website aimed at providing information about teacher training to foreigners and Canadians in hopes of attracting workers in the field of education.

The announcement was made on January 22 by Jean-François Roberge, Quebec’s Minister of Education and Higher Education.

The new website section “Devenir enseignant” (Becoming a Teacher) has been integrated into the content of the existing online platform and is intended for immigrants, students, teachers, and adults undergoing a career change.

In addition to basic information on the teaching profession, this new virtual space contains a description of the teacher’s duties, instructions on how to obtain a teaching licence, resources for finding a job in the field, as well as practical information for teachers who wish to immigrate to Québec.

Foreigners interested in coming to Quebec to teach can find information about internationally recognized programs that will allow them to teach in the province, consult a list of countries from which training might be recognized and read up on the application procedure.

According to information provided on the site, many training courses are internationally recognized for teaching in Quebec and many professional and educational trajectories lead to this profession, especially since employment prospects in the field are excellent in Quebec at this time.

The ministry emphasizes the fact that it is possible for foreigners to become teachers in Quebec even if it is not their current occupation.

“I am pleased to launch this initiative to promote and provide information about teaching practices in Quebec. I am convinced that ‘Devenir enseignant‘ will benefit a large number of people interested in the teaching profession, whether they are from Quebec or abroad,” the minister said in a press release.

“With all the opportunities that today’s employment environment offers, we must, therefore, do more to publicize all the advantages of the profession and attract new teachers. I am confident that this website, entirely devoted to teaching, will help us achieve that goal.”

Schools in Quebec are facing a critical shortage of teachers, and efforts are being made across the board to court newcomers to meet the needs.

For more detailed information about the “Devenir enseignant” initiative go to this dedicated page.

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9 thoughts on “Quebec education ministry launches campaign to recruit foreign teachers The education ministry is also seeking foreigners who are not teachers in their own country and providing information on how they can become teachers in Québec

  1. Ngo Tengue Christine Fleur

    I’m very interested by this opportunity

  2. JOSPHAT MWANGI

    I am interested in this.

  3. Wainkem Valentine Gama

    This is an awesome opportunity looking forward to be part of it.very interested

  4. Kper Paul

    This is awesome! I’m looking forward to becoming a great contributor to this field and sector. Warm regards!

  5. Muhammad Sajedul Islam Saju

    Interested

  6. Emma

    Very interesting. I think my wife would love this.

  7. Roy King-Golding

    Does this extend to university level teaching?

  8. Achantap Abanganyi James

    I love it

  9. Hurdyal

    If that is so then why elementary and secondary school teachers have been removed from Quebec skill worker occupation list?

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