Additional Qualification

One-Session Additional Qualifications

One-Session Additional Qualifications

Complementary Education Additional Qualification courses support your professional practice by preparing you for specific roles, and can be used to supplement initial teacher education.

Our Complementary AQ courses are designed to deepen your knowledge and skills in design and delivery of specific programs, or those needing to satisfy specific certification conditions defined by the Ontario College of Teachers.

Whether you are becoming familiar with teaching in Ontario  or extending your knowledge of fair and equitable student assessment and evaluation, you’ll enrich your teaching practice with these stimulating Complementary Education AQs.

To take these courses, you must be registered with the Ontario College of Teachers or hold an interim Certificate of Qualification. Please check each course for specific prerequisites and requirements.

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What You'll Learn

Discover education in Ontario from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12 and come away with a foundational understanding of teaching practices and school organization in Ontario.

The one session Orientation to Teaching in Ontario course provides internationally educated teachers with an opportunity to learn about Ontario’s unique professional framework for teachers, and explore provincial curriculum, pedagogies, assessment practices and programs.

The Student Assessment and Evaluation course is for all teachers who want to learn more about developing fair and equitable assessment instruments that promote student learning, foster a collaborative community of learners and inform decision making. You’ll have the opportunity to explore and investigate assessment areas of personal interest and curiosity, and reflect on how to best assess and evaluate student achievement in your practice. 

 

Qualification Overview

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.

Program Length

3 Months

Format

Online

Class Size

Under 30 Learners

Course Duration

125 Hours

Effort

Varies

Total Investment

$685

Available Courses

This one session course is designated for internationally educated teachers who are seeking to learn more about the Ontario: curriculum, pedagogies, assessment practices; policies; procedures; and programs. The course will highlight Ontario education from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12 and give participants the basic knowledge related to teaching practices and school organization in Ontario.

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This course focuses on assessment for learning, assessment of learning and assessment as learning. Teachers learn how to develop fair and equitable assessment instruments that promote student learning, foster a collaborative community of learners and inform decision making. Assignments allow teachers to explore and investigate assessment areas of personal interest and curiosity. The course is comprised of a wide variety of rich, research-based resources that build assessment skills and challenge teachers to reflect on how to best assess and evaluate student achievement.

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Who Should Enroll in these Courses

Orientation to teaching in Ontario is specifically designed for internationally educated teachers, otherwise these courses are designed for teachers who are registered with the Ontario College of Teachers or hold an Interim Certificate of Qualification. Please check specific prerequisites for each course.

Most Commonly Related Occupations

Internationally Educated Teachers

Certified Ontario Teachers

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