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Schedule E: One-session Honour Specialist Qualifications

Members: for any AQ-related questions, please visit our ‘Ask a Question’ page.

One-Session Honour Specialist Additional Qualification courses focus on developing the capacity for curriculum leadership.

Teachers who enroll in a Honour Specialist Additional Qualification course possess a strong knowledge base in a particular subject area(s) and have at least two years of successful teaching experience, including one year in Ontario in the subject(s) in which the Honour Specialist is sought.

Candidates include teachers interested in providing leadership at the elementary, secondary and district levels as well as those interested in engaging in subject-specific ongoing professional learning.

Courses are open to candidates that meet the entry requirements identified in Teachers’ Qualifications Regulation.

Some qualifications that existed before August 31, 2008 have been renamed or discontinued or their guidelines have been revised. The College is working with education partners to develop guidelines for new qualifications, which will be posted in draft form for your review and comment as soon as they are available. Guidelines for some existing qualifications are also being revised.

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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Schedule E

Anglais For teaching in French-language schools only. Guideline available only in French.


Business Studies


Classical Studies Formerly: Classical Studies (Latin, Greek)

Computer Studies Formerly: Computer Science


Dramatic Arts

English For teaching in English-language schools only - not offered in French

Environmental Science Formerly known as Environmental Science/Environmental Studies

Family Studies

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

Français - available in French only For teaching in French-language schools only - not offered in English - no guideline in English

French as a Second Language For teaching in English-language schools only. Guideline available only in English.


Health and Physical Education Formerly: Physical and Health Education


International Languages



Native Languages: Anishinaabemowin (Ojibwe)

Native Languages: Anishininiimowin (Oji-Cree)

Native Languages: Gayogohó:nǫ' (Cayuga)

Native Languages: Ililïmowin/Ininïmowin (Cree)

Native Languages: Inuktitut

Native Languages: Kanien'kéha (Mohawk)

Native Languages: Lunaapeew (Lenape)

Native Languages: Onʌyota’á:ka̲ (Oneida)

Native Languages: Seneca (Onöndowa’ga:’gawë:nö’)


Religious Education in Catholic Schools


Social Sciences Formerly: Contemporary Studies

Teaching Onondaga

Teaching Tuscarora

Visual Arts

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