Course Description

This course explores the mission of Catholic schools, sacred scriptures, spiritual and liturgical life, ethics and morality, the Church and a post-modern world, the pedagogical practice for religious education, and the faith journey related to teaching and learning across the divisions. 

Course Outline

Topics include:
  • adapting teaching practice to reflect the mission of Catholic schools and Catholic school board policies, guidelines, and programs
  • integrating into practice the understanding that the Bible as Sacred Scriptures is God’s revelation to humanity, the story of God’s relationship with the Jewish people and the early Christian communities, and encouraging critical reflection on personal and social realities
  • engaging in dialogue regarding the relationship between biblical texts, core beliefs of the Catholic faith and the faith journey
  • critically examine the significance of the beliefs and practices of the Catholic faith through the history of the Church
  • integrating official Church documents within professional practice




  • 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" in good standing.
• Completion of Religious Education in Catholic Schools, Part 1 OR ABQ Religious Education, Intermediate.
• One year of teaching experience - equivalent to 194 days of teaching experience as confirmed on the Confirmation of Teaching Experience form signed by a Supervisory Officer. The form must be submitted to our office by the semester deadline date and for course approval.

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

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Section Title
AQ Religious Education in Catholic Schools, Part 2 (Spring 2024)
Section Schedule
Apr 13, 2024 to May 25, 2024
Delivery Options
Online - Asynchronous Learning  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $685.00
Reading List / Textbook

There are no textbooks for this course.

Section Notes

The deadline to enroll in spring 2024 courses is March 23, 2024  

See above for potential discounts.  All discounts must be applied at time of enrollment.

Confirmation of teaching experience is required.  See course pre-requisites for details.  All teaching experience forms must be received by March 23, 2024.

Confirmation of Teaching Experience form - https://www.uwindsor.ca/education/continuing/aq/forms 


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