STEM Teaching Certificate

STEM Teaching Certificate

Being a Teacher Engineer

There are many online and f2f STEM courses by different providers but their effectiveness is questionable, if not saying ineffective or little value for money and time.

TEC™ directs the content and pedagogy of these various courses. It provides a benchmark for longitudinal effects on children becoming “student engineers”

The principals register teachers for the certification exam (quota)

Teachers prepare for the exam either on their own or by participating in state-funded preparation courses

Teachers take the 3 part TEC exam

TE program coordinators register junior student teachers for exams.

Either self-study or participating

in state-funded preparation courses

Taking the 3 part TEC exam by graduation

Either individuals or employers register for the TEC exam throughout the year

Either self-study or participating

in state-funded preparation courses

Taking the 3 part TEC exam on specified dates

The Process

Applying on

TEC certification
E-assessment portal

Attending

In one of the 4 test centres
in Ontario
(for all 72 schooldistricts)

All computerized but
in supervised test centres

Scoring
and reporting

One day
after the assessment

TEC™ Outlines Booklet

Exam Components

Scientific Thinking

Mathematical Thinking

Engineering Thinking