Science Physics - Senior

Teaching and learning in the 21st century physics classroom requires a strong foundation in a variety of practices.

Recognizing the uniqueness of every teacher, this course looks at a variety of teaching and learning strategies that match your educational philosophy against the Grade 11 and 12 Ontario Physics curriculum. One of the primary goals is to help you develop and deliver curriculum that is meaningful and engaging for your future student learners. Much of the course focuses on the collegial discussion of strategies and collaboration is encouraged through a number of activities such as the design of a unit and development of key concepts. Learn with us at OISE for a stimulating learning session and discover many interesting and engaging ways of teaching and learning.


  1. Certificate of Qualification:
    Must be a registered member of the Ontario College of Teachers.
  2. Post-Secondary Education:

    Must hold an acceptable post-secondary degree or equivalent qualifications.

  3. 5 Full University Degree Credits in the Subject:
    Official transcript(s) showing proof of successful completion of 5.0 university degree credits in Physics.

    Note: for the first Science Senior Qualification listed on the Certificate of Qualification candidates require successful completion of 5.0 university degree credits in the subject. Any subsequent Science Senior Qualification candidates require successful completion of 3.0 university degree credits in the subject.


1.0 university degree credits is the equivalent to 1 full year course, or, 2 half-year courses.


Successful completion is a final grade of C-

Upon successful completion of the course, a recommendation will be sent to the Ontario College of Teachers.










Full Course Details

Section Title:

Science Physics - Senior

Enrolment Session:

2024 Summer



Total Hours:




04 Jul 2024 to 25 Jul 2024

Delivery Option:


Course Fee(s):



Section Note(s):

Deadline to register: June 25, 2024 at 11:59 p.m. EST. If the "Add to Cart" button is still available, late registration is possible for this course. 

This session will run for 3 weeks intensively. Your learning will take the form of in-depth online discussions as well as group and individual assignments.

Learners will be expected to engage in approximately 42 hours of learning per week for a total of 125 hours:

  • 100 hours online learning (asynchronous, but facilitator-led and paced into modules)
  • 25 hours assignments and independent study


  • Once registered, please visit the Learner Portal to submit your course application and any related documents by the registration deadline (we recommend doing so from a computer for the best user experience)
  • Requests for withdrawal received by the registration deadline will receive a refund. Requests made after this date will require further review. You can find our withdrawal, refund and transfer policy under Resources > OISE CPL Registration Policies

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