Herzlich Willkommen! Welcome!

The OATG is the organization that brings all educators of German in Ontario together for professional development, advocacy, and sharing of best practices.

In addition to annual conferences and networking sessions, we send regular communiqués by email about what is going on with German here and across the country. As a member, you will hear about initiatives, workshops, language programs, contests, project work, learning opportunities, and much more.

Im Fokus

Gute Nachrichten! As of 2020, you can once again officially gain your qualification to become a German teacher in Ontario!

The German - Part 1 Additional Qualification course is open to all Ontario Certified Teachers, as well as non-certified educators.

For full details, click on the button below.

Latest News

2020 Fortbildungstag – Professional Development Day was a great success!

November 10, 2020

On Sunday, November 8 at 12:00 PM, we welcomed over 35 participants to our outstanding free, online professional development event. The full program is found below. Here are the information slides from the President and the Annual General Meeting; a link to the President’s Report is also included. Herzlichen Gruß, Jimmy Steele, President   OATG Fortbildungstag…

OATG Contest for Students of German!

November 7, 2020

Dear friends and colleagues, We are excited to launch our new opportunity for students of German: OATG Contest 2020 – 50 Reasons to Learn and Love German! Thank you for sharing the linked information with your pre-K to post-secondary students. There are many great prizes to be won, along with the chance to see one’s work…

New resources for July 2020

July 16, 2020

Liebe Kolleg*innen und Freund*innen, Our Resources page has been updated with some new goodies. Check them out via the link on the menu above. Viel Spaß!