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…

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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…

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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!

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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…

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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.…

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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,…

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Ontario Association of Teachers of German Fortbildungstag (Professional Development Day) Thema: „Kommunizieren mit allen für alle Möglichkeiten: Sprachkompetenzen im DaF-Unterricht“ Sunday, November 25, 2018 Iroquois Ridge H.S. 1123 Glenashton Drive, Oakville ON, L6H 5M1 Program 11:30 AM Registration begins Lunch, tea, and coffee will be served Enjoy the many giveaways from our supporters 12:00 PM Welcome,…

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OMLTA is presenting a free webinar for International Languages teachers this spring as part of the Ontario Teachers’ Federation OTF Connects (https://www.otffeo.on.ca/en/learning/otf-connects/) learning series! All OTF Connects webinars are absolutely free for members of the four teachers’ federations (ETFO, OSSTF, OECTA, AEFO), in addition to students at a Faculty of Education, and are then archived…

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Herzlichen Glückwunsch to OATG President 2017-19 Jimmy Steele who was named President of the Ontario Modern Language Teachers’ Association (OMLTA) for 2018-19. In addition to his time on the OATG Executive, Jimmy has been a Director of the OMLTA since 2010. He is the first German teacher in nearly fifteen years to be President of the OMLTA, a fact…

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