Course Description

OCT Schedule D Course

This course builds further on the knowledge received from Part 1 and II. Expansion on 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:

  • the mission of Catholic schools
  • sacred scriptures
  • the spiritual, sacramental and liturgical life
  • the Church and a post-modern world
  • faith in action
  • ethics and morality
  • pedagogical practices for religious education
  • school ministry
  • the faith journey related to teaching and learning across the divisions




There are no longer any 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 AQ Religious Education in Catholic Schools, Part 2.
  • Confirmation of Teaching Experience form, signed by a supervisory officer*, confirming two years of teaching experience completed after teacher’s certificationThe Superintendent must also recognize on this Confirmation of Teaching Experience form that in one of these years, the candidate has demonstrated that significant program and instruction in Religious Education were explicitly planned, implemented and reviewed in the teacher’s class. The forms must be submitted prior to the start date of the course and 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.  For a teacher employed by a private school, the “supervisory official” is the Ministry of Education official (e.g. Education Officer) appointed to provide supervisory services to the school.

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

Enroll Now - Select a section to enroll in
Section Title
AQ Religious Education in Catholic Schools, Specialist (Fall 2024)
Section Schedule
Oct 07, 2024 to Nov 18, 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 for Fall 2024 is September 22, 2024.  All tuition fees and supporting admission documentation is due by this date. If you require assistance, please contact aq@uwindsor.ca.

See above for discount opportunities. 

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


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