Additional Qualification Fall & Winter Registration Open with New Tuition Fees

August 05, 2010

2010 Fall Additional Qualifications now open for registration. 2011 Winter registration will open in late September. Please note that there is now a new fee structure in place:

Three-Part AQ Additional Basic AQ Honour Specialist Tech Studies
675.00 675.00 725.00 725.00

Western’s Faculty of Education is well known to teachers for its top quality AQ programs. For more information, including details of a recently reduced fee structure, visit the AQ home page:

Key Information about Additional Qualifications at the Faculty of Education at the University of Western Ontario:

  • Western Faculty of Education is releasing a new tuition fee schedule for fall 2010 with greatly reduced tuition for additional qualifications courses for teachers; registration for fall is available now on our website at
  • Western is a pioneer in the development of online Additional Qualifications courses for teachers; offering the first online AQ course in 1998
  • Western offers a wide variety of AQ courses; 150 online offerings ? along with many 3-part programs: Art, Business, Co-Op, ESL, Reading and Special Education; we also offer Technological Education courses; a full range of intermediate and senior courses for teachers who wish to upgrade their teaching areas and Honour specialist courses for those seeking leadership roles in their schools
  • All Western AQ courses appear on a Western university transcript and are accredited by the Ontario College of Teachers
  • All Western AQ courses are admissible to OSSTF and QECO for salary purposes
  • Western AQ students have direct online access to electronic journals through the Western Libraries catalogue
  • Candidates taking AQ courses through Western benefit from the research-based focus of a university
  • Instructors are highly experienced professionals with expertise in their individual subject areas as well as the pedagogy of online learning
  • Twice annually students are offered an opportunity to nominate their AQ Instructor for an Award of Teaching Excellence if they feel the instructor provided an exemplary class experience
  • Kathy Gillies and Jane Begy were the award winners for 2009/10 ? we?re proud to have such quality instructors teaching in our program

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