Health and Physical Education (P/J), Part 1
Course Code: YBU20PH11
This is a facilitated online course that includes some mandatory synchronous sessions with real-time group interaction set by the Instructor. Audio and video recordings will be a required element of the learning.
This course is recommended for people who are already certified in the Primary or Junior division. It will not grant you either the Primary or Junior division.
The Health and Physical Education (H&PE) Primary/Junior Part 1 Additional Qualification Course develops candidates’ knowledge and skills for design, delivery and assessment of H&PE programs. The course explores the philosophy and application of a healthy, active-living approach through opportunities to examine the teacher’s role within H&PE and the healthy-schools framework. Successful candidates develop and demonstrate critical thinking and reflecting, engage in classroom practice, explore research, inquire and share their knowledge. And, through the planning of a three-part lesson in H&PE, candidates have the opportunity to advocate for the needs of the whole child, develop physical and health literacy, and commit to lifelong healthy, active living. This H&PE course supports the expectations outlined in the Ministry of Education curriculum policy documents and the OCT Standards of Practice and Ethical Standards
- An undergraduate degree acceptable to the Ontario College of Teachers
- Be a member in good standing with the OCT
Please note this course includes mandatory synchronous sessions with real-time group interaction set by the Instructor between July 6 - July 17(Monday to Friday). All coursework must be completed by July 31, 2020.
This 125 hour course consists of 100 hours of interactive coursework and 25 hours of independent learning. Regular and relevant candidate participation is a requirement. Expect to be online at least every second day for Fall, Winter and Spring courses; and every weekday during a Summer course to complete assignments and collaborate in discussion forums. All deadlines will be communicated by the Instructor.