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




  • TBA


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" 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 (Fall 2022)
Section Schedule
Oct 11, 2022 to Nov 22, 2022
Delivery Options
Online - Asynchronous Learning  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $685.00
Reading List / Textbook

Thomas P. Rausch. Catholicism in the Third Millennium. Michael Glazier: 2nd Revised edition (2003) ISBN-10: 0814658997;ISBN-13: 978-0814658994

Jesus the Christ: Contemporary Perspectives, Brennan Hill  ISBN-10: 1625646437 ISBN-13: 978-1625646439

Books are available for purchase through the University of Windsor Bookstore. Visit their website at www.bookstore.uwindsor.ca.

Section Notes
The deadline to enroll  in Fall 2022 courses is September 20, 2022.
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