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Additional Qualification (AQ) and Additional Basic Qualification (ABQ) courses

Additional Qualification (AQ) / Additional Basic Qualification (ABQ) courses are professional development courses for teachers certified by the Ontario College of Teachers.  These courses are only available to Ontario College of Teachers members.

These courses are only available to:

  • Graduates of a Bachelor of Education who are registered, and are in good standing members of OCT; or
  • Current Ontario Tech University teacher candidates who have completed their program and have met all requirements to graduate from the Bachelor of Education program before the start of a course. Must be registered (or in the process thereof) with OCT including OCT Membership fees.  i.e.This would apply to Teacher Candidates who are completing their BEd program in December wanting to apply for the Winter (January) Term.

About AQ/ABQ courses

  • Additional Basic Qualifications (ABQ)
    • ABQ courses qualify members Ontario College of Teachers to teach in specific divisions additional to their current division qualifications;
    • At the intermediate and Senior levels, qualification is also based on specific subjects.

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  • Additional Qualifications (AQ)

    One session

    • These courses deepen the knowledge and skills in design and delivery of specific programs

    Three session

    • Part I courses develop the skills and knowledge needed to design, deliver and assess programs in a specific discipline, field and/or division;
    • Part II courses expand on the skills and knowledge developed in Part I courses;
    • Specialist (Part III) courses expand on the skills and knowledge developed in Part I and Part II courses with a specific focus on leadership skills within the discipline or division.

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AQ/ABQ schedule

AQ/ABQ schedule

Policies

Policies

ABQ courses

 

Intermediate

Science General - Intermediate

Science General - Intermediate

Senior

Philosophy - Senior

Philosophy - Senior

Social Science - Senior

Social Science - Senior

AQ courses

One session

Teaching and Learning through e-Learning

Teaching and Learning through e-Learning

Integration and Computer Technology in the Classroom

Part 1

Part 1

Mathematics, Primary and Junior

Part 1

Part 1

Part 2

Part 2

Religious Education

Part 1

Part 1

Special Education

Part 1

Part 1

Part 2

Part 2

Specialist

Specialist

Teaching English Language Learners

Part 1

Part 1