If you are an active member of the Ontario Teachers' Federation (OTF) or its affiliates, you may apply for a subsidy up to $450 for the Kindergarten, Part 1 AQ course. For more information, please check the OTF website.
If you are an active member of the Ontario Teachers' Federation (OTF) or its affiliates, you may apply for a subsidy up to $450 for the Mathematics Primary/Junior, Specialist AQ course. For more information, please check the OTF website.
Confirmation of Teaching Experience Form
The Confirmation of Teaching Experience Form must be completed by your supervisory office and submitted to the AQ office (original, fax or email accepted) by the first day of class, Sept. 28. It can often take a week or longer for the form to be completed so please begin this process as soon as possible.
Mentoring is an experience based Additional Qualification course specifically developed for educators from the Faculty of Education’s partnering school boards: WRDSB, WCDSB, UGDSB, Well.CDSB. The fee for the course is $100 with the balance of the fee generously provided by these four boards.
This course will explore the critical components of an effective mentoring program while providing the course participants extensive opportunities to learn and practice the essential mentoring skills associated with each respective role and responsibility of a mentor. All course participants (mentors) are required to make their own arrangements to have one teacher (mentee) whom they will mentor for the duration of the course.
Participants will learn:
Who should take this course?
The non-refundable fee for the course is $100. The balance of the tuition fee will be generously covered by the boards. The $100 tuition fee is waived for UGDSB teachers who are new teacher mentors and who take the course at the Guelph location. Those fees will be covered by NTIP. Your payment will be processed at the time of registration.
$500 subsidy available upon successful completion of course for:
Note: was formerly titled "English as a Second Language."
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.
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.
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