ABQ First Nations, Métis and Inuit Studies (Intermediate) (Windsor, Summer 2020, Online)

June 8, 2020 to August 17, 2020

  • Category: ABQ, Online
  • Region: Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, GTA, Northern Ontario, Outside Ontario, Southern Ontario
  • Topic: Aboriginal Education, Native Studies
  • Grades: Intermediate (grades 7-10)

The underlying purpose of the Additional Basic Qualification course: Native Studies is to extend skills and knowledge of teachers in the design, delivery and assessment of a subject-specific intermediate division program.

Topics include:

  • understanding the theoretical foundations of Native Studies
  • understanding learning theory specific to Native Studies
  • demonstrating knowledge of Ministry of Education curriculum policy
  • employing instructional strategies appropriate for the adolescent learner for both individual and group learning experiences
  • understanding, devising and employing a variety of assessment and evaluation instruments appropriate to the developmental stage of students and the delivery of the curriculum
  • implementing effective classroom management strategies appropriate for the adolescent learner in Native Studies
  • identifying factors in a diverse and changing society that impact on the adolescent learner (e.g., media, technology, socio-economic status, family patterns, language, culture, gender)
  • understanding the importance of communicating with, involving and supporting parents
  • understanding and employing a variety of effective communication strategies for collaborating with parents and others
  • explaining expectations, programs, observations and assessments to parents/guardians
  • identifying provincial legislation, local policies and procedures and community norms that impact on the education of the adolescent learner


  • Hold a Certificate of Qualification showing basic qualifications in two divisions:  i.e. Primary, Junior, Intermediate, or Senior.
  • An acceptable university degree

There are NO undergrad pre-requisites for this course

  • Organizer: University of Windsor
  • Cost: AQ Courses: Online $685.00, Blended: $735.00 or $780. ABQ Courses: Online $735.00, Blended $780.00. Onsite courses range from $735-$780. See website for additional details.
  • Location: Online
  • Website:
  • Contact: The Centre for Executive and Professional Education
  • Phone: 519-253-3000 ext 6734
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