This is a regulated profession in Manitoba. For information on licensing, contact the Professional Certification Unit, Manitoba Education, Citizenship and Youth .
For additional information about working in this occupation, see Working in Manitoba: Secondary School Teachers.
Charles holds a Bachelor of Education from Sierra Leone and needs nine more credits from the University of Manitoba to get a permanent professional teaching certificate. He has a Provisional Professional Certificate and must complete an additional 30 credits in education courses to obtain his Permanent Professional Certificate. He is studying full-time in the Academic and Professional Bridging Program for Internationally Educated Teachers (IET Program) at the University of Manitoba.
Source: Manitoba Education, Citizenship and Youth, Professional Certification Unit
Note: In 2006, The University of Manitoba introduced The Academic and Professional Bridging Program for Internationally Educated Teachers ("IET Program") for people with international teaching credentials who require additional coursework in Education to be certified to teach in Manitoba.