Principal's Qualification Program (PQP) Part 1

Principal Qualification Program (PQP) Part I introduces you to the fundamental aspects of leading and managing a school as an administrator. This course involves coursework and the development and approval of your Leadership Practicum Proposal.

PQP Part I is for experienced teachers who have an interest in becoming a school principal.

Prerequisite(s):
  • A university degree recorded on your Ontario College of Teachers Certificate of Qualification
  • Qualifications in three (3) divisions, including the Intermediate Division, recorded on your Ontario College of Teachers Certificate of Qualification
  • Five (5) years of successful teaching experience, certified by a Supervisory Officer
  • Two (2) Specialist qualifications or a Master’s degree or one specialist qualification and completion of half of the requirements for a Master’s degree
How to Apply:
To apply for PQP Part I you must submit the following to the Department of Professional Development in Education:
  • Current copy of your Certificate of Qualification
  • Completed proof of successful teaching experience form (Available here)

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Cost: 
$950.00
Course Start-End: 
Monday, July 6, 2020 to Friday, August 14, 2020
Delivery Method: 
Course Code: 
EDUC 9505
Campus: 
Application Deadline: 
Monday, June 15, 2020 (All day)

Principal's Qualification Program (PQP) Part 2

Principal’s Qualification Program (PQP) Part II allows you to explore, in more depth, the theoretical and operational aspects of principalship. This course focuses on concepts such as leadership and program planning. As part of PQP Part II, you will complete your Leadership Practicum. The Leadership Practicum is an educational leadership experience relating to the role of a principal or vice-principal with the support of a mentor.

Prerequisite(s):
How to Apply:
To apply for PQP Part II and the mandatory practicum you must submit the following to the Department of Professional Development in Education:
  • A current copy of your Certificate of Qualification

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Cost: 
$950.00
Course Start-End: 
Monday, July 6, 2020 to Friday, August 14, 2020
Delivery Method: 
Course Code: 
EDUC 9506
Application Deadline: 
Monday, June 15, 2020 (All day)

Outdoor Experiential Education

This course provides K-12 teachers with the theoretical foundations of outdoor experiential education, and the necessary program planning, development and implementation, instructional strategies, assessment and evaluation, and support for ongoing professional growth required for high quality outdoor experiential education.

Credit Weight:
  • 1.0
Prerequisite(s):
  • A Certificate of Qualification

Update: This course will still be taking place as scheduled. Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, the retreat will no longer be possible, and the corresponding $300 fee will no longer apply. The instructor is revising the course to include several synchronous online sessions, some vlog instruction, and several guest presenters.

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Cost: 
$650.00
Course Start-End: 
Monday, July 6, 2020 to Friday, July 31, 2020
Delivery Method: 
Course Code: 
EDUC 4708
Campus: 
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, June 10, 2020 (All day)

Senior Curriculum and Instruction (Senior ABQ) - English

A course specifically designed for certified teachers in any but the senior division. This course analyzes human development theories, curricular policies and guidelines, and teaching strategies and practices in English, as they apply to the senior division. Practical activities form an integral part of the course.
Credit Weight:
  • 1.0
Prerequisite(s):
  • A recognized university degree
  • Students seeking Senior qualifications must have five (5) full courses in an acceptable teaching area (listed on schedule A of regulation 176/10)
  • Students seeking subsequent additional qualifications must have three (3) full courses in an acceptable teaching area - English courses (e.g. composition, rhetoric, literary studies, etc.).
For a more comprehensive list of suitable English courses, refer to Courses in our Academic Calendar and select English (ENGL) Courses.

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Cost: 
$725.00
Course Start-End: 
Monday, May 4, 2020 to Friday, June 19, 2020
Delivery Method: 
Course Code: 
EDUC 4841
Campus: 
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, April 14, 2020 (All day)

Senior Curriculum and Instruction (Senior ABQ) - Geography

A course specifically designed for certified teachers in any but the senior division. This course analyzes human development theories, curricular policies and guidelines, and teaching strategies and practices in Geography, as they apply to the senior division. Practical activities form an integral part of the course.
Credit Weight:
  • 1.0
Prerequisite(s):
  • A recognized university degree
  • Students seeking Senior qualifications must have five (5) full courses in an acceptable teaching area (listed on schedule A of regulation 176/10)
  • Students seeking subsequent additional qualifications must have three (3) full courses in an acceptable teaching area
For a comprehensive list of suitable Geography courses, refer to Courses in our Academic Calendar and select Geography (GEOG) Courses.

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Cost: 
$725.00
Course Start-End: 
Monday, May 4, 2020 to Friday, June 19, 2020
Delivery Method: 
Course Code: 
EDUC 4842
Campus: 
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, April 14, 2020 (All day)

Senior Curriculum and Instruction (Senior ABQ) - Health and Physical Education

A course specifically designed for certified teachers in any but the senior division. This course analyzes human development theories, curricular policies and guidelines, and teaching strategies and practices in Health and Physical Education, as they apply to the senior division. Practical activities form an integral part of the course.
Credit Weight:
  • 1.0
Prerequisite(s):
  • A recognized university degree
  • Students seeking Senior qualifications must have five (5) full courses in an acceptable teaching area (listed on schedule A of regulation 176/10)
  • Students seeking subsequent additional qualifications must have three (3) full courses in an acceptable teaching area
The following are the guidelines for acceptable courses:
  • Courses from the following subject areas:
    • Kinesiology,
    • Physical Education, or
    • Human Kinetics.
  • Activity courses (e.g. basketball, hockey, etc.) do not count.
  • Only one full-year course, or the equivalent, in Anatomy and/or Physiology will count toward the Health & Physical Education teaching subject.
For a comprehensive list of suitable Kinesiology courses, refer to Courses in our Academic Calendar and select Kinesiology (KINE) Courses.

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Cost: 
$725.00
Course Start-End: 
Monday, May 4, 2020 to Friday, June 19, 2020
Delivery Method: 
Course Code: 
EDUC 4843
Campus: 
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, April 14, 2020 (All day)

Senior Curriculum and Instruction (Senior ABQ) - Social Science - General

A course specifically designed for certified teachers in any but the senior division. This course analyzes human development theories, curricular policies and guidelines, and teaching strategies and practices in the Social Sciences, as they apply to the senior division. Practical activities form an integral part of the course.
Credit Weight:
  • 1.0
Prerequisite(s):
  • A recognized university degree
  • Students seeking Senior qualifications must have five (5) full courses in an acceptable teaching area (listed on schedule A of regulation 176/10)
  • Students seeking subsequent additional qualifications must have three (3) full courses in an acceptable teaching area
Courses from at least two of the following subject areas are considered acceptable:
  • Anthropology,
  • Philosophy,
  • Psychology,
  • Religious Studies,
  • Sociology, or
  • Women's Studies. 
For a comprehensive list of suitable Social Sciences courses, refer to Courses in our Academic Calendar and select one of the subject areas listed above.

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Cost: 
$725.00
Course Start-End: 
Monday, May 4, 2020 to Friday, June 19, 2020
Delivery Method: 
Course Code: 
EDUC 4847
Campus: 
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, April 14, 2020 (All day)

Intermediate Curriculum and Instruction (Intermediate ABQ) - Health and Physical Education

This course is for certificated teachers in any but the intermediate division. This course analyzes human development theories, curricular policies and guidelines, and teaching strategies and practices in Health and Physical Education, as they apply to the intermediate division.

Credit Weight:
  • 1.0
Prerequisite(s):
  • A recognized university degree
  • Students must have three (3) full course equivalents in an acceptable teaching area (listed on Schedule A of Regulation 176/10)
The following are the guidelines for acceptable courses:
  • Courses from the following subject areas:
    • Kinesiology,
    • Physical Education, or
    • Human Kinetics.
  • Activity courses (e.g. basketball, hockey, etc.) do not count.
  • Only one full-year course, or the equivalent, in Anatomy and/or Physiology will count toward the Health & Physical Education teaching subject.
For a comprehensive list of suitable Kinesiology courses, refer to Courses in our Academic Calendar and select Kinesiology (KINE) Courses.

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Cost: 
$725.00
Course Start-End: 
Monday, May 4, 2020 to Friday, June 19, 2020
Delivery Method: 
Course Code: 
EDUC 4823
Campus: 
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, April 14, 2020 (All day)

Intermediate Curriculum and Instruction (Intermediate ABQ) - History

This course is for certificated teachers in any but the intermediate division. This course analyzes human development theories, curricular policies and guidelines, and teaching strategies and practices in History, as they apply to the intermediate division.

Credit Weight:
  • 1.0
Prerequisite(s):
  • A recognized university degree
  • Students must have three (3) full course equivalents in an acceptable teaching area (listed on Schedule A of Regulation 176/10)

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Cost: 
$725.00
Course Start-End: 
Monday, May 4, 2020 to Friday, June 19, 2020
Delivery Method: 
Course Code: 
EDUC 4824
Campus: 
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, April 14, 2020 (All day)

Honour Specialist in English

This course is a study of curriculum development through the grades and includes Ministry of Education Guidelines; characteristics and needs of students; content and sequence of instruction; instructional grouping; methods; materials and evaluation procedures. Pertinent research will be considered.

Credit Weight:
  • 1.0
Prerequisite(s):
  • Twenty (20) full course equivalents
  • Nine (9) FCEs in major area with a B average
  • Two years of teaching experience with one of the years in the area of specialization
  • Signature of supervisory officer

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Cost: 
$725.00
Course Start-End: 
Monday, May 4, 2020 to Friday, July 24, 2020
Delivery Method: 
Course Code: 
EDUC 4525
Campus: 
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, April 14, 2020 (All day)

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