Association of Canadian Occupational Therapy University Programs

About Us

ACOTUP/ACPUE is a national organization that promotes and develops occupational therapy education and research with understanding of issues in a global context.



The objectives of ACOTUP/ACPUE are:

  1. To act as the official body of the Canadian university programs of occupational therapy to achieve and uphold standards of education in occupational therapy;
  2. To act as the official body responsible for generating and promoting the exchange of ideas and philosophies in occupational therapy education;
  3. To promote and facilitate research related to occupational therapy education;
  4. To participate in establishing, maintaining, and reviewing policies which have direct and/or indirect educational implications through representation to the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT/ACE);
  5. To represent the federation of university programs in its relationships with universities, and other national and international associations and organizations with educational and/or research mandates.


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