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 or 519-253-3000 ext. 6734 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 the following address:

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. 


2021-2022 AQ Course Offerings

Continuing Teacher Education Program Course Offerings Brochure
Summer 2021 Course Offerings -Enrollment is closed for spring courses
Fall 2021 Course Offerings
Winter 2022 Courses Offerings
Spring 2022 Course Offerings - Will be posted November 15, 2021
Summer 2022 Course Offerings - Will be posted November 15, 2021

Important Semester Dates - AQ Courses

Summer 2021 November 15, 2020 May 23, 2021 June 14, 2021 August 31, 2021 June 27, 2021 11 weeks
Fall 2021 May 1, 2021 September 5, 2021 September 27, 2021 December 12, 2021 October 10, 2021 11 weeks
Winter 2022 July 12 2021  January 3, 2022 January 25, 2022 April 11, 2022 February 7, 2022 11 weeks
Spring 2022 November 15, 2021 April 4, 2022 April 26, 2022 June 6, 2022 May 9, 2022 6 weeks
Summer 2022 November 15, 2021 May 23, 2022 June 14, 2022 August 29, 2022 June 27, 2022 11 Weeks


Questions? Need Help?

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Contact the Faculty of Education Continuing Teacher Education Office.

Please be advised that the Faculty of Education is working remotely.  To speak to someone regarding AQ  courses you can email or book an online appointment.

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