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.

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Gute Nachrichten! 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.

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Latest News

2021 Fortbildungstag (Professional Development Day)

October 24, 2021

Sunday, November 7 at 12:00 PM, all DaF- and DaZ-Lehrkräfte from across Ontario and Canada are welcome to  join us for our 2021 outstanding, free, online Fortbildungstag! Sign up is open: https://forms.gle/wYVRjnkW4mhGDY4w9 Many prizes will be given away, including some even before our event begins! Plus two great workshops and lots of news from your…

German AQ is officially available! Get your official qualification as an Ontario-certified German teacher this spring!

October 1, 2021

Calling all Ontario teachers: Obtain your official qualification to teach German! After many years of hard work and advocacy, Ontario Certified Teachers (who are registered in good standing with the Ontario College of Teachers) are invited to enrol in the “German – Part 1” Additional Qualification (AQ) course to become an officially recognized teacher of German as a world language.…

OATG Contest for Students of German!

October 1, 2021

Guten Tag! The 50 Reasons to Learn and Love German! contest is now closed. The 2022-23 calendar is in production and will be mailed later this autumn. Congratulations to our winners: Alan Y. – Toronto DSB Elementary Continuing Education (teacher: R. Samulewitsch) Ananya G. – Toronto DSB Elementary Continuing Education (teacher: R. Samulewitsch) Anna K.…