April 5, 2021 to June 21, 2021
- Category: AQ, Online
- Region: Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, GTA, Northern Ontario, Outside Ontario, Southern Ontario
- Topic: Health and Physical Education
- Grades: Junior (grades 4-6), Primary (grades 1-3)
This Additional Qualification Course critically explores and enhances professional practices, critical pedagogies, knowledge and skills as outlined in the Health and Physical Education, Primary and Junior course (Part I).
Candidates will explore the philosophy and application of a healthy, active-living approach through opportunities to examine the teacher’s role within HPE and the healthy-schools framework. Successful candidates develop and demonstrate critical thinking and reflecting, engage in classroom practice, explore research, inquire and share their knowledge. Through the planning of a three-part lesson in HPE, candidates have the opportunity to advocate for the needs of the whole child, develop physical and health literacy, and commit to lifelong healthy, active living. This HPE course is aligned with the expectations outlined in the Ministry of Education curriculum policy documents and the OCT Standards of Practice and Ethical Standards.