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

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

March 11, 2023

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.…

Official 50th Edition of the Ontario High School German Contest!

March 10, 2023

The Ontario High School German Contest is back in person this year! McMaster University Sunday, April 2, 2023 11:00 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…

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! Many prizes will be given away, including some even before our event begins! Plus two great workshops and lots of news from your German-language supporters and partners.  …