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This module must be completed prior to the first day of your Practicum.
It will take approximately 1 hour to complete.

We will

  • Learn about the importance of developing professional competencies
  • Become aware of the important journey we are on as work to become accredited teaching professionals
  • Be introduced to two unique perspectives – “Strawberry Teaching” and “Blueberry Ice Cream” as examples of how we are challenged to develop a personal understanding of what it means to be a teacher

At the end of the session, I can

• Begin to articulate “who do I want to become as an educator”
• Describe what I promise or commit to as a member of the teaching profession
• Recite a pledge to the profession and upload a video to T2P



Course Curriculum

Induction into the Teaching Profession Details 00:00:00
Teacher Candidate Pledge Details 00:00:00
Check For Understanding Details 00:00:00

Course Reviews


25 ratings
  • 5 stars21
  • 4 stars4
  • 3 stars0
  • 2 stars0
  • 1 stars0
  1. Year 1 Teacher Candidate Pledge & Conferring of Pins


    Simple and clear. Easy to complete, although, video upload would not work.

  2. Instructions were easy to follow


    This module was extremely organized and easy to follow. The instructions were detailed and specific which made it clear what they were looking for.

  3. Course Review


    I enjoyed the video introductions and the philosophy of teaching. This course definitely inspired me to uphold the honour of the profession.

  4. Insightful and thought-provoking


    A pleasant reminder of what it means to become part of the profession.

  5. Simple and Meaningful


    The introduction videos were a great reminder of our responsibilities as future teachers . The video upload was simple but effective way of getting us to “pledge” the oath digitally.

  6. Easy To Use


    Super easy to follow and understand

  7. Nice tradition and information


    Loved the presentations especially the Blueberry Icecream story.
    Would maybe suggest instructions or limitations about the size of the video file for the pledge to avoid back and forth compression of the file.

  8. Such a valuable course


    Very useful and important to learn! It was also very easy to follow.

  9. Comprehensive course


    I appreciated the instructions on uploading a file and the link to a video converter.

  10. Informative & Important


    This has been a great virtual course that I found informative and important being away from campus.

  11. Pin pledge


    I liked being able to submit our pledges through video, nice way to feel more involved.

  12. Easy and Fulfilling


    This process was much easier than I anticipated, and it was truly fulfilling to recite a pledge that had to do with what I hope to be my career for the rest of my working days.

  13. Year 1 Teacher Candidate Pledge & Conferring of Pins


    Very professional and easy-to-follow process. The tutorial video helped a lot!

  14. T2P Pinning


    Simple and effective. Unfortunate circumstances, but well-adapted to the situation!

  15. Informative Videos.


    Really enjoyed the videos in this module!

  16. Conferring of Pins


    Simple and clear directions to follow.

  17. Easy peasy.


    Quick and easy with a good self reflection.

  18. Pledge


    Very easy instructions and a great way to incorporate the pledge virtually!

  19. Course Review


    Super easy to follow and very engaging!

  20. Review


    Wonderful virtual ceremony. A great way to reflect on professionalism and integrity as we embark on our teaching career.

  21. 4

    The upload option would not function for the video. Otherwise, it was a positive experience!

  22. Great!


    Straightforward to complete, and quite meaningful as well. Difficulty uploading video, though. Had to email K Mentone.

  23. Review


    Very easy to follow along and informal!