Consent and Accreditation

Tyndale University College & Seminary has been granted a consent by the Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities to offer this degree for a five-year term starting June 6, 2014. An application for renewal of the consent has been submitted and the current consent remains in effect until a decision on the renewal application has been made. Tyndale University College & Seminary shall ensure that all students admitted to the above-named program during the period of consent will have the opportunity to complete the program within a reasonable timeframe. Prospective students are responsible for satisfying themselves that the program and the degree will be appropriate to their needs (e.g., acceptable to potential employers, professional licensing bodies or other education institutions.)

Tyndale received initial consent from the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities in 2007 and initial accreditation from the Ontario College of Teachers to offer a Bachelor of Education program to prepare teachers for employment in primary, junior and intermediate divisions in 2008. Since then, Tyndale’s B.Ed. program has been accountable to the regular review processes required by each regulatory body.  Based on these consent and accreditation decisions, graduates of Tyndale’s Bachelor of Education program are eligible for a Certificate of Qualification from the Ontario College of Teachers.

The Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities granted consent as follows:

  • December 5, 2007 to December 12, 2012 (Five years)
  • December 12, 2012 to June 6, 2014 (Initial consent remained in effect until a decision on the renewal application was made)
  • June 6, 2014 to June 6, 2019 (Five years)
  • May 30, 2018 (Application for renewal of consent was submitted)

The Ontario College of Teachers granted accreditation as follows:

  • July 7, 2008 to July 31, 2011 (Initial Accreditation for three years)
  • July 1, 2011 to July 1, 2018 (General Accreditation for seven years)
  • July 1, 2018 to September 18, 2018 (General Accreditation remained in effect until a decision on reaccreditation was made)
  • September 18, 2018 to September 18, 2025 (General Accreditation for seven years)

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