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New resources for July 2020

July 16, 2020

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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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…

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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.…

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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,…

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Sunday, November 17, 2019: OATG Fortbildungstag (Professional Development Day)

November 17, 2019

Liebe Kolleginnen und Kollegen, We are excited to confirm our programming for our 2019 OATG Fortbildungstag und Jahreshauptversammlung. We hope to see you there on Sunday, November 17! As always, the cost is $40 including all food and drink, snacks, free parking, lots of goodies, and excellent professional development and networking. Goethe Books will be on…

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2018 Fortbildungstag (Professional Development Day): Sunday, November 25

November 25, 2018

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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Free webinar for German teachers – Monday, April 23, 2018

April 23, 2018

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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OATG President Jimmy Steele is named OMLTA President 2018-19

March 22, 2018

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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Past President Nicola Townend wins award from OMLTA

March 21, 2018

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 successful OMLTA Conference

March 21, 2018

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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