Course Description

Using a universal approach this course provides candidates understanding of the philosophy related to Health and Physical Education at the intermediate level. It focuses on developing the ability of teachers to ensure a positive learning environment while encouraging a healthy school culture, as well as promoting the importance of daily physical activity and teamwork. 

Course Outline

This course is blended:  

  • 72 hrs of face-to-face instruction and 30 hrs. online.
  • The face-to-face part of the course details will be posted when a section opens for this course.

Topics include: 
• Ministry of Education K-12 curriculum guidelines
• OSBIE Safety Standards and practices
• Teaching and learning styles, differentiating instruction 
• Formative and summative assessments in the classroom and gym
• Individual sports (track and field) and Team sports (volleyball, soccer, basketball) 
• Physical Education and students with special needs
• Daily Physical Activity
• Teaching games for understanding
• Health and the media





OSAP Funding for AQ Courses

The Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) now includes funding for hundreds of micro-credential programs. The micro-credentials plan ensures loans and grants will be available to more learners to rapidly upskill and reskill for in-demand jobs. Please be advised that this AQ course is on the list of eligible courses for OSAP funding. Please view the Micro-credential website for details and eligibility. https://www.ontario.ca/page/micro-credentials-ontarios-postsecondary-schools.


Who can get OSAP?


OSAP is open to Ontario residents of any age who are:

  • Canadian citizens
  • permanent residents, or
  • protected persons

 If you have questions regarding Micro-credential funding, please contact Student Awards and Financial Aid at award1@uwindsor.ca.


  • Hold a Certificate of Qualification  showing basic qualifications in two divisions:  i.e. Primary, Junior, Intermediate, or Senior.  Candidates with an Interim Certificate may have additional criteria for registration as required by the Ontario College of Teachers. 
  • An acceptable university degree
  • There are NO undergrad pre-requisites for this course.
Due to COVID-19 the Faculty of Education does not have enrollment open for ABQ courses in Health and Physical Education.  There is a requirement of having 72 in -person hours within the curriculum.  If you would like to be notified when a section opens for enrollment, select the request information button to set up the notification.  An email would be sent to you when this course opens for enrollment.
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