French As A Second Language, Part 3 Specialist

Course Code: LDS19FR3W

The Additional Qualification Course: French as a Second Language Specialist explores the theoretical foundations, the development of learners, program planning and implementation, assessment, the learning environment and ethical considerations related to teaching and learning across the divisions. The course is specifically designed to support French speaking teachers in enhancing their pedagogical and programming practices as they relate to the delivery of French as a Second Language curriculum. Candidates come to the Additional Qualification course: French as a Second Language, Specialist with French language skills and related knowledge and experiences. Critical to the implementation of this course is the modeling of a positive learning environment that reflects care, professional knowledge, ethical practice, leadership and ongoing learning.


  • Be a member in good standing with the OCT
  • Part 2 completed
  • Minimum TWO years certified teaching experience by the first day of the course, subsequent to certification including ONE year in French as a Second Language

Documents Required

  • Signed Supervisory Officer's Form by course end date confirming teaching experience
Session Dates
Start Date: Mar 20, 2019
End Date: May 29, 2019
Wednesdays (6:00 pm - 9:30 pm) March 20, 2019 – May 29, 2019 Saturdays (9:00 am - 3:30 pm)* APR 13 | MAY 11 PLUS 49.5 hrs Online PLUS 25 hrs Independent Assignment *Saturday sessions will be off-site field trips to explore experiential learning opportunities in the French language as well as to explore aspects of francophone cultures worldwide within the GTA

Tommy Douglas Secondary School (map)
4020 Major Mackenzie Dr. W. Woodbridge Ontario L4H 4E9

Silva, Steven M