Teacher Education Program
Competency Guide

Welcome to the University of Victoria Teacher Education Program Competency Guide. Twelve competencies frame each of our teacher education programs. Developed by campus instructors and field partners, the 12 competencies articulate the intellectual, personal, social and emotional proficiencies required by teacher candidates as you are engaged in your program.

  • What does it mean to be a professional?
  • Why is it important to understand your worldview?
  • How can you support the diverse learners in today’s classrooms?
Mystic Vale, University of Victoria

This Competency Guide was developed to support you in understanding, acquiring and practicing the 12 competencies throughout your teacher education program. We hope you find it useful in your coursework, field experiences and in your own professional growth.