- facilitating leadership in the application of theories of child and adolescent development
- modeling the implementation of Ontario curriculum, resources and government policies, frameworks, and strategies
- modeling musicianship (for example, various instrumental/composition techniques, accompanying, conducting, arranging/orchestrating)
- critically exploring leadership in team musical development (for example, rehearsal techniques, demonstrating basic instrumental knowledge, ensembleship)
- modeling the application of diverse musical resources and technologies (for example, instruments, tablets, digital audio workstations, recycled materials, digital composition, notation programs) in developing, planning and implementing programs
- modeling the integration of multiple assessment methods that are ongoing, varied in nature (for example, ensemble evaluation, self-evaluation, peer evaluation) and implemented over a period of time to support student learning
- fostering and sustaining a positive relationship with various partners and associations (for example: Ontario Music Educators’ Association Ontario Music Educators’ AssociationOntario Music Educators’ Association (OMEA), Coalition for Music Education, Canadian Music Educators’ Association (CMEA), Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada (SOCAN, Association francophone pour l’éducation artistique en Ontario to support professional learning and collaboration
Textbook and Resources
- Standard of Excellence Book 2
- A Brass instrument
- A Woodwind instrument
- A keyboard mallet percussion (xylophone, marimba, vibraphone, glockenspiel, NOT A PIANO or ORFF KEYBOARD)
- A metronome
NOTE: Students may wish to consider contacting a Music store in order to rent these instruments.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Hold a "Certificate of Qualification" showing completion of AQ Music-Instrumental, Part 2.
- "Certificate of Qualification must be in good standing.
- Confirmation of Teaching Experience form, signed by a supervisory officer*, confirming two years of teaching experience completed after teacher’s certification.
- The supervisory officer must also recognize that in one of these years, the candidate has taught music. The form must be submitted to our office by the semester deadline date for course approval.
*The Ontario College of Teachers defines “supervisory official” as the Superintendent or Assistant Superintendent of the school board for a teacher employed by a Board of Education. (A principal or headmaster is not recognized in this capacity).
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