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TDSB Accredited Additional Qualifications Courses

The Toronto District School Board is pleased to be an approved provider of Additional Qualification (AQ) courses in Music and Science and Technology. These courses are accredited with the Ontario College of Teachers.

Additional Qualification courses allow teachers to expand their knowledge and skills within divisions and/or subjects in which they are already qualified or to acquire knowledge in new areas. Visit the Ontario College of Teachers for a complete list of courses and additional information.

The TDSB currently offers the following additional qualification courses:

Media Studies

Learn to integrate critical thinking about pop culture, social and informational media, and digital technologies into Secondary English and Grades K-8 cross-curricula. Explore how production (image, video, audio, GAFE) can enhance and support media literacy skills.

Click to view the Media Studies Part 1 AQ Course Poster

Fall / Winter session starts October 6, 2017.

Additional Information: Location: Tippet Centre - 3 Tippet Road, Toronto, ON M3H 2V1

Friday, October 6
8:30am-4:30pm
IT LAB
Thursday, October 12
5:00pm-8:30pm
IT LAB
Friday, October 20
8:30am-4:30pm
IT LAB
Saturday, October 28
8:30am-4:30pm
Field Trip
Thursday, November 2
5:00pm-8:30pm
PLC
Tuesday, November 7
5:00pm-8:30pm
PLC
Tuesday, November 14
5:00pm-8:30pm
IT LAB
Friday, November 24
8:30am-4:30pm
PLC
Tuesday, December 5
5:00pm-8:30pm
IT LAB
Friday, December 15
8:30am-4:30pm
PLC

 

To register for the Media Studies Part 1 AQ course please:

  1. TDSB Employees please Register on Key to Learn
  2. Complete the Registration Form (97K 11/24/2017)

Submit Payment to:

  • Toronto District School Board – AQ Registration
  • 140 Borough Drive – 2nd Floor, Scarborough, ON M1P 4N6
  • Attn: Carrie Gorman

For more information about the TDSB Media Studies AQ Course, please contact Sylvie.webb@tdsb.on.ca

 

Music

Music - Vocal: (Primary, Junior) Part 1 provides teachers with a foundation of knowledge and skills as they relate to vocal music. it is an introductory course focusing on the theory and practice of vocal music education.

Music - Vocal: (Primary, Junior) Part 2 extends and reinforces the knowledge and skills learned in Part 1.  Learners will continue to explore the use of curriculum documents, teaching pedagogy and resources to increase their understanding of child development and instructional skill. Theory, discussion and application of effective teaching practices culminate in a practical teaching project.

Fall/Winter Sessions begin September 2017.
Location: Alexmuir Public School, 95 Alexmuir Blvd, Scarborough, ON M1V 1H6

Click to view the Music - Vocal (Primary, Junior) Part 1 and Part 2 Poster (298K 6/15/2017)
To register for the Music (Primary, Junior) Part 1 and Part 2  please:

  1. TDSB Employees please Register on Key to Learn
  2. Complete the Registration Form (98K 11/24/2017)

Submit Payment to:
Toronto District School Board – AQ Registration
140 Borough Drive – 2nd Floor, Scarborough, ON  M1P 4N6
Attn: Carrie Gorman

Candidates taking Part 2 must submit a Certificate of Teaching Experience form

For more information about the TDSB Music AQ Courses, please contact Mary.moynihan@tdsb.on.ca

Science and Technology

Science and Technology (Primary and Junior), Part 1: No sections currently offered.

Science and Technology (Primary and Junior), Part 2: At Fairmount P.S. Thursday evenings beginning March 2, 2017, 4:30 - 8:45 p.m.

View Science & Technology AQ Brochure
Science & Technology (Primary and Junior) Part 2 AQ on Key to Learn (for TDSB employees only)

To register for AQ courses candidates are required to:

Candidates taking Part 2 must submit a Certificate of Teaching Experience form.

Submit payment, registration form and accompanying documentation (where applicable) to:
Toronto District School Board – AQ Registration
140 Borough Drive – 2nd Floor, Scarborough, ON  M1P 4N6
Attn: Carrie Gorman

Science and Technology (Primary and Junior), Part 3 (Specialist) - No sections currently offered.

For general information please contact Michel LeBlanc, Centrally Assigned Principal, Teaching and Learning at 416-394-7273.

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