Temporary Letter of Approval (TLA): School and educator applications

The Minister of Education has the authority under the Education Act to grant a Temporary Letter of Approval, for a period of up to one year, authorizing a school board to assign or appoint a teacher to teach a subject, to teach in a division, or to hold a position, where the teacher does not have the required qualifications. Data includes: relevant Letter of Permission (LOP), application date, recommendation, applicant name, encrypted Ontario College of Teachers (OCT) number, school, etc. Includes data for individual educators.

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This data is not and will not be made available. Data in this record cannot be released because of legal, privacy, security, confidentiality or commercially-sensitive reasons, as outlined by the Open Data Directive.

Why? Privacy - Data inlcudes personal information on individual educators. Aggregate data may be available.

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