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Upcoming Additional Qualification Courses

Winter 2018

Registration now open.

Guelph course:

  • WLU1202: Mathematics Primary/Junior, Part 2 with Cathy Chaput (Jan. 18 to April 5)

Course Information

WLU1202: Mathematics Primary/Junior, Part 2

  • Instructor: Cathy Chaput
  • Location: St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School, 287 Imperial Rd. S., Guelph, ON

Fees and Discounts

  • Early bird registration deadline: Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017; tuition fee: $655.
  • Final registration deadline: Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018; tuition fee after Dec. 21: $685.
  • Laurier BEd alumni and associate teachers: $50 discount.

Subsidies

If you are an active member of OTF or its affiliates, you may apply for a subsidy up to $450 for this AQ course. For more information, check the OTF website.

Schedule

  • Total hours: 125
  • Face-to-face hours: 62
  • Online hours: 38
  • Self-directed learning hours: 25

Face-to-Face Schedule

  • Thursday, Jan. 18, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Thursday, Jan. 25, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Saturday, Jan. 27, 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, Feb. 1, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Thursday, Feb. 8, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Thursday, Feb. 15, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Thursday, Feb. 22, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Saturday, Feb. 24, 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 1, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 8, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 22, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 24, 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 29, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 5, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Registration

Please fill in the AQ registration form (or the AQ mentoring registration form if you are registering for WLU1801: Mentoring) completely, including payment information. Incomplete registration forms cannot be processed. You will find information at the bottom of the registration form about submitting your form by email, fax or Canada Post.

Within five business days of submitting your form, you will be sent an email confirming that your form has been received and outlining any further information required. All correspondence will be sent to the mailing and email address that you have provided on your form so please notify the AQ office if there are any changes to this information.

The confirmation of teaching experience form is required for part two and specialist courses. You should allow sufficient time for the form to be completed by your supervisory officer and submitted to the AQ office well in advance of the start date of the course. This process can take a number of weeks. You will be registered with condition until that time and cannot begin the course without this form on file with us. A new form is required for each part two or specialist course. Forms from previous courses cannot be used to satisfy this requirement.

Courses run based on sufficient registration numbers. Shortly after registration closes, you will receive an email letting you know if your course is running. If it is, you will receive follow-up emails with location and parking information, the student handbook, contact information for your instructor and procedures for online course modules. If you have indicated on your form that you are interested in a second choice if your first choice is not running, you will receive an email asking you to confirm that you would like your registration transferred to the alternate course.

Accreditation and OCT Course Guidelines

The following Additional Qualification courses are accredited by the Ontario College of Teachers (OCT) and are part of the course offerings at Laurier's Faculty of Education.

Note: Not all courses are offered during all sessions; see the schedule section for more details.

OCT course guidelines can be found on the OCT Additional Qualifications website.

  • English as a Second Language (ESL): ESL Part 1, ESL Part 2, ESL Part 3 (Specialist)
  • French as a Second Language (FSL): FSL Part 1, FSL Part 2, FSL Part 3 (Specialist)
  • Integration of Information and Computer Technology in Instruction (IICTI): IICTI Part 1, IICTI Part 2, IICTI Part 3 (Specialist)
  • Kindergarten: Kindergarten Part 1, Kindergarten Part 2, Kindergarten Part 3 (Specialist)
  • Mathematics: Math Part 1, Math Part 2, Math Part 3 (Specialist)
  • Mentoring: Mentoring Part 1
  • Reading: Reading Part 1, Reading Part 2, Reading Part 3 (Specialist)
  • Religious Education in the Catholic Schools: Religious Education Part 1
  • Special Education (Spec Ed): Spec Ed Part 1, Spec Ed Part 2, Spec Ed Part 3 (Specialist)
  • Writing: Writing Part 1, Writing Part 2, Writing Part 3 (Specialist)

Contact Us:

General Inquiries

E: aq@wlu.ca

Michelle Baker, Senior Administrative Officer

T: 519.884.0710 x3706

Heather Redden-Greer, Administrative Assistant

T: 519.884.0710 x3616

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