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! 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

Herzlichen Glückwunsch to Ontario H.S. German Contest participants!

May 25, 2024

The 51st Annual Ontario High School German Contest took place at McMaster University on April 14th, 2024. McMaster initiated the first German Contest for high school students over 50 years ago and we were thrilled to hold this special celebration of the Contest in its birthplace. The Contest welcomed students from all over the province…

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

March 11, 2024

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.…

51st Annual Ontario High School German Contest

February 27, 2024

The Ontario High School German Contest is back in person this year! McMaster University Sunday, April 14, 2024 10:30 AM-4:00 PM All high school-age students who meet the eligibility criteria can participate. Please see the Contests page above for full details about this great opportunity for all Sprachschule, high school Continuing Education, and day school…