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Ottawa, Apr 4 (Canadian-Media): Ontario considering mandatory annual math testing for all teachers, both at primary and secondary levels, even if they do not teach maths in class, media reports said.
A legislation had been passed by the Ontario government yesterday requiring all aspiring teachers in Ontario to pass a math test before receiving their licence to teach.
This decision is based on the announcement last month by Ontario Education Minister Lisa Thompson, and parliamentary assistant Sam Oosterhoff of significant changes to the province's education system.
There were several oppositions regarding this consideration across the province. regarding this decision. Opposition critics said the government should be thinking of curriculum supports and teacher training instead of imposing a test on teachers.