AQ Courses for Teachers

Additional Qualifications courses, banner ad describing over 80 available courses for professional development.

A University of Windsor AQ course could be just what you need to:

  • enhance your OCT Certificate of Qualification
  • open up doors to more teaching opportunities
  • increase opportunities for career progression within your school board, or
  • improve your teaching practice by learning the latest pedagogical techniques in your subject area.

Important Notice:  While we endeavour to be as accurate as possible while reviewing your qualifications for courses in our program, the Faculty of Education bears no responsibility for ensuring you have met the qualifications as per the guidelines of the Ontario College of Teachers.  It is your responsibility to learn which prerequisites you will need.

Our AQ courses

  • meet the highest quality standards
  • are accredited by the Ontario College of Teachers
  • are designed and delivered by experienced instructors
  • are offered in multiple formats to accommodate your busy lifestyle, including fully online, blended (partially online) or on-site modes of delivery.   

Candidates have given strong, positive course and instructor evaluations. They also report a great satisfaction with the ease and facilitation of the online learning management system.

UWindsor offers over 80 online AQ, ABQ and PQP courses to help you achieve your goals as an educator.

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* Please refer to your course description for full details.

Please contact us at if you have any questions related to AQ, ABQ or PQP courses. However, we kindly encourage you to review the AQ Frequently Asked Questions page first.

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Registering for an Honour Specialist or ABQ Intermediate or Senior course?

Previous study in the subject area will likely be required.  Please submit your transcript to and clearly specify in that email the course(s) for which you are seeking approval. Official transcripts can be mailed to mailed to the following address.  Please ensure that the transcript is directed to the Faculty of Education.

University of Windsor
Faculty of Education
Attention:  Continuing Teacher Education
401 Sunset Avenue
Windsor, ON N9B 3P4

NOTE: For certain ABQ courses at the intermediate level, no undergraduate credits are required.

You will be subject to a $50.00 non-refundable administration fee if you register and are required to withdraw due to the lack of prerequisites. 


2023-2024 AQ Course Offerings

Important Semester Dates - AQ Courses

Fall 2023 October 27, 2022 September 19, 2023 October 10, 2023 November 20, 2023 October 20, 2022 6 Weeks
Winter 2024 August 10, 2023 January 15, 2024 January 29, 2024 April 14, 2024 February 11, 2024 11 Weeks
Spring 2024 October 23, 2023 March 23, 2023 April 13, 2024 May 25, 2024 April 26, 2024 6 Weeks
Summer 2024 October 26,  2023 May 20, 2024 June 3, 2024 August 19, 2024 June 16, 2024 11 Weeks
Fall 2024 Opening soon TBA TBA TBA TBA 6 Weeks


Questions? Need Help?

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Contact the Faculty of Education Continuing Teacher Education Office.

To speak to someone regarding AQ  courses you can email or book an online appointment.

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