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Schedule D: Three-session Additional Qualifications

If you are an AQ provider, please use the provider SharePoint site for the latest guidelines.

Three-Session Additional Qualification programs are offered as Part I, Part II and Specialist courses.

Part I courses develop the skills and knowledge needed by teachers to design, deliver and assess programs within a particular discipline or division.

Part II expands upon the skills and knowledge developed in Part 1.

The Specialist course extends and reinforces the knowledge and skills from Part I and Part II with a specific focus on the development of leadership skills within the discipline or division.

Courses are open to candidates who meet the entry requirements identified in Teachers’ Qualifications Regulation. Providers may require additional pre-requisites.

Click on a subject name below for links to the most up-to-date guidelines available, as well as information on status and release cycles. Release dates are based on current estimates and may change.

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Courses

Actualisation linguistique en français/Programme d'appui aux nouveaux arrivants Available in French Only

Guidelines Status Renewal
Part I Final 2018 Provide Feedback
Part II Final 2018 Provide Feedback
Specialist Final 2018 Provide Feedback

American Sign Language For teaching in English-language schools only - not offered in French

Guidelines Status Renewal
Part I Final 2019 Provide Feedback
Part II Final 2019 Provide Feedback
Specialist Final 2019 Provide Feedback

Aural and Oral Communication

Guidelines Status Renewal
Part I Final 2020 Provide Feedback
Part II Final 2020 Provide Feedback
Specialist Final 2020 Provide Feedback

Business Studies - Accounting

Guidelines Status Renewal Final Release (Estimated)
Part I Draft 2017 October 2018
Part II Draft 2017 October 2018
Specialist Draft 2017 October 2018

Business Studies - Entrepreneurship Formerly: Business Studies - Entrepreneurship Studies

Guidelines Status Renewal
Part I Final 2018 Provide Feedback
Part II Final 2018 Provide Feedback
Specialist Final 2018 Provide Feedback

Business Studies - Information and Communication Technology Formerly: Business Studies - Information Management

Guidelines Status Renewal
Part I Final 2023 Provide Feedback
Part II Final 2023 Provide Feedback
Specialist Final 2023 Provide Feedback

Computer Studies Formerly: Computer Studies - Computer Science

Guidelines Status Renewal
Part I Final 2017 Provide Feedback
Part II Final 2017 Provide Feedback
Specialist Final 2017 Provide Feedback

Co-operative Education

Guidelines Status Renewal
Part I Final 2022 Provide Feedback
Part II Final 2022 Provide Feedback
Specialist Final 2022 Provide Feedback

Dance

Guidelines Status Renewal
Part I Final 2022 Provide Feedback
Part II Final 2022 Provide Feedback
Specialist Final 2022 Provide Feedback

Dramatic Arts

Guidelines Status Renewal
Part I Final 2024 Provide Feedback
Part II Final 2024 Provide Feedback
Specialist Final 2024 Provide Feedback

Enseignement et Leadership en situation minoritaire Available in French Only

Guidelines Status Renewal Final Release (Estimated)
Part I Draft 2023
Part II Draft 2023
Specialist Draft 2023

Environmental Education Formerly: Environmental Science

Guidelines Status Renewal
Part I Final 2021 Provide Feedback
Part II Final 2021 Provide Feedback
Specialist Final 2021 Provide Feedback

Family Studies

Guidelines Status Renewal Final Release (Estimated)
Part I Draft 2018 March 2018
Part II Draft 2018 March 2018
Specialist Draft 2018 March 2018

First Nations, Métis and Inuit Peoples: Understanding Traditional Teachings, Histories, Current Issues and Cultures

Guidelines Status Renewal Final Release (Estimated)
Part I Draft 2017 December 2018
Part II Draft 2017 December 2018
Specialist Draft 2017 December 2018

First Nations, Métis and Inuit Studies Formerly known as Native Studies

Guidelines Status Renewal Final Release (Estimated)
Part I Draft 2017 January 2019
Part II Draft 2017 January 2019
Specialist Draft 2017 January 2019

French as a Second Language For teaching in English-language schools only - not offered in French

Guidelines Status Renewal
Part I Final 2023 Provide Feedback
Part II Final 2023 Provide Feedback
Specialist Final 2023 Provide Feedback

Guidance and Career Education Formerly: Guidance

Guidelines Status Renewal
Part I Final 2021 Provide Feedback
Part II Final 2021 Provide Feedback
Specialist Final 2021 Provide Feedback

Health and Physical Education, Intermediate and Senior Formerly: Physical and Health Education (Intermediate and Senior)

Guidelines Status Renewal
Part I Final 2022 Provide Feedback
Part II Final 2022 Provide Feedback
Specialist Final 2022 Provide Feedback

Health and Physical Education, Primary and Junior Formerly: Physical and Health Education (Primary and Junior)

Guidelines Status Renewal
Part I Final 2022 Provide Feedback
Part II Final 2022 Provide Feedback
Specialist Final 2022 Provide Feedback

Inclusive Classroom

Guidelines Status Renewal
Part I Final 2024 Provide Feedback
Part II Final 2024 Provide Feedback
Specialist Final 2024 Provide Feedback

Integration of Information and Computer Technology in Instruction Formerly: Computers in the Classroom

Guidelines Status Renewal
Part I Final 2020 Provide Feedback
Part II Final 2020 Provide Feedback
Specialist Final 2020 Provide Feedback

Intermediate Education

Guidelines Status Renewal
Part I Final 2022 Provide Feedback
Part II Final 2022 Provide Feedback
Specialist Final 2022 Provide Feedback

International Languages

Guidelines Status Renewal
Part I Final 2023 Provide Feedback
Part II Final 2023 Provide Feedback
Specialist Final 2023 Provide Feedback

Junior Education

Guidelines Status Renewal
Part I Final 2022 Provide Feedback
Part II Final 2022 Provide Feedback
Specialist Final 2022 Provide Feedback

Kindergarten

Guidelines Status Renewal
Part I Final 2020 Provide Feedback
Part II Final 2020 Provide Feedback
Specialist Final 2020 Provide Feedback

Langue des signes québécoise Available only in French

Guidelines Status Renewal
Part I Final 2021 Provide Feedback
Part II Final 2021 Provide Feedback
Specialist Final 2021 Provide Feedback

Mathematics, Primary and Junior Formerly: Mathematics in Primary and Junior Education

Guidelines Status Renewal
Part I Final 2022 Provide Feedback
Part II Final 2022 Provide Feedback
Specialist Final 2022 Provide Feedback

Media

Guidelines Status Renewal
Part I Final 2023 Provide Feedback
Part II Final 2023 Provide Feedback
Specialist Final 2023 Provide Feedback

Music - Instrumental

Guidelines Status Renewal
Part I Final 2022 Provide Feedback
Part II Final 2022 Provide Feedback
Specialist Final 2022 Provide Feedback

Music - Vocal, Intermediate and Senior Formerly: Music - Vocal (Intermediate, Senior)

Guidelines Status Renewal
Part I Final 2022 Provide Feedback
Part II Final 2022 Provide Feedback
Specialist Final 2022 Provide Feedback

Music - Vocal, Primary and Junior Formerly: Music - Vocal (Primary, Junior)

Guidelines Status Renewal
Part I Final 2022 Provide Feedback
Part II Final 2022 Provide Feedback
Specialist Final 2022 Provide Feedback

Native Languages Formerly: Native Language as a Second Language

Guidelines Status Renewal Draft Release (Estimated)
Part I In Development 2017 December 2017
Part II In Development 2017 December 2017
Specialist In Development 2017 December 2017

Primary Education

Guidelines Status Renewal
Part I Final 2023 Provide Feedback
Part II Final 2023 Provide Feedback
Specialist Final 2023 Provide Feedback

Reading

Guidelines Status Renewal Final Release (Estimated)
Part I Draft 2017 June 2018
Part II Draft 2017 June 2018
Specialist Draft 2017 June 2018

Religious Education in Catholic Schools

Guidelines Status Renewal
Part I Final 2021 Provide Feedback
Part II Final 2021 Provide Feedback
Specialist Final 2021 Provide Feedback

Science and Technology, Primary and Junior Formerly: Science in Primary and Junior Education

Guidelines Status Renewal
Part I Final 2017 Provide Feedback
Part II Final 2017 Provide Feedback
Specialist Final 2017 Provide Feedback

Social Studies, Primary and Junior

Guidelines Status Renewal
Part I Final 2017 Provide Feedback
Part II Final 2017 Provide Feedback
Specialist Final 2017 Provide Feedback

Special Education

Guidelines Status Renewal
Part I Final 2021 Provide Feedback
Part II Final 2021 Provide Feedback
Specialist Final 2021 Provide Feedback

Supporting First Nations, Métis and Inuit Students : Guidance and Counselling

Guidelines Status Renewal Draft Release (Estimated)
Guideline In Development 2017

Teacher Leadership

Guidelines Status Renewal Final Release (Estimated)
Part I Draft 2017 September 2017
Part II Draft 2017 September 2017
Specialist Draft 2017 September 2017

Teacher Librarian

Guidelines Status Renewal
Part I Final 2022 Provide Feedback
Part II Final 2022 Provide Feedback
Specialist Final 2022 Provide Feedback

Teaching English Language Learners For teaching in English-language schools only - not offered in French

Guidelines Status Renewal
Part I Final 2022 Provide Feedback
Part II Final 2022 Provide Feedback
Specialist Final 2022 Provide Feedback

Teaching Students who are Blind/Low Vision Formerly: The Blind

Guidelines Status Renewal
Part I Final 2024 Provide Feedback
Part II Final 2024 Provide Feedback
Specialist Final 2024 Provide Feedback

Teaching Students Who Are Deafblind Formerly: The Deaf/Blind

Guidelines Status Renewal Final Release (Estimated)
Part I Draft 2017 March 2018
Part II Draft 2017 March 2018
Specialist Draft 2017 March 2018

Visual Arts

Guidelines Status Renewal
Part I Final 2023 Provide Feedback
Part II Final 2023 Provide Feedback
Specialist Final 2023 Provide Feedback

Writing

Guidelines Status Renewal Final Release (Estimated)
Part I Draft 2017 November 2018
Part II Draft 2017 November 2018
Specialist Draft 2017 November 2018

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