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private school teachers don't need to have licence, is that true? once they get their licence, they prefer to go to public school, since they can get better bani fit or pay, is this true?

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Education and, by extension, certification of teachers is a provincial or territorial responsibility in Canada, and requirements are not consistent across the country. Some provinces, for example, Prince Edward Island, require that public and private school teachers be certified; others, for example, Ontario, require that only teachers at publicly funded schools be provincially certified. Depending on the location and regulations, as well as their own statutes and bylaws of incorporation and/or governance, private schools may have flexibility in considering a teacher's credentials. Some may hire highly qualified experts to teach specific courses — for example, in physics, music or entrepreneurship — as a way of enhancing student learning and developing unique strength within their faculty. Individual schools will be able to tell you what provincial standards they are required to meet and also their teacher hiring policies. You may like to read more about private school educators and teacher certification here:

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