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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Congratulations to OATG Past President Nicola Townend, who has received Ontario Modern Language Teachers’ Association’s Helen B. St. John Award for excellence in second language education! A tireless advocate for German, Nicola’s accomplishments have not gone unnoticed. She is a champion of all the great work that we do and is actively involved with OATG, CATG,…

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Another year at the OMTLA Spring Conference has passed and it was a delight to inform the over 700 attendees about the initiatives of the OATG, Goethe-Institut Toronto, and the DAAD regional office. Thank you to the organizers for another great year and to the volunteers and friends who spent time at our booth.

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