Course Description

OCT Schedule A Course

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

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



There are no textbooks for this course.


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

Students must enroll in courses prior to the semester deadline date.  OSAP would directly reimburse you for the tuition fee.  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. 
  • OCT Certificate must be in good standing. 
  • An acceptable university degree.
  • There are NO undergrad pre-requisites for this course.

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. https://www.oct.ca/members/additional-qualifications/prerequisites


This course is offered by the Faculty of Education. For inquiries you can contact the Continuing Teacher Education Program team directly at aq@uwindsor.ca.

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