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.…

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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…

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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.  …

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OATG Contest for Students of German!

October 1, 2021

Guten Tag! The 50 Reasons to Learn and Love German! contest is now closed. The 2022-23 calendar is in production and will be mailed later this autumn. Congratulations to our winners: Alan Y. – Toronto DSB Elementary Continuing Education (teacher: R. Samulewitsch) Ananya G. – Toronto DSB Elementary Continuing Education (teacher: R. Samulewitsch) Anna K.…

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2020 Fortbildungstag – Professional Development Day was a great success!

November 10, 2020

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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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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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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