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! 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.

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Latest News

Welcome to our new website!

June 11, 2020

The OATG is pleased to launch our fantastic new website. We hope that all Lehrkräfte of German, DaF, and DaZ find our site useful and easy to navigate. New resources and links will be added regularly to support our members, parents/guardians, and interested friends of the German language. We recognize and thank the Ontario Secondary…

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

June 10, 2020

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.…

Message from the OATG Executive

June 2, 2020

The Ontario Association of Teachers of German acknowledges the oppression that exists in many of our shared and institutional spaces. We categorically oppose racism, white supremacy, and intolerance in every form. The OATG remains cognizant of the realities of Black, Indigenous, other racialized people of colour, and other minorities, and further acknowledges that all spaces,…