Principal's Qualification Program, Part 2 (Independent School Focus)

Course Code: PU20PIS21

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.

The Principal's Qualification Program, Part 2 - Independent School Focus provides candidates with an in-depth and critical understanding of the core concepts rooted in the five leadership domains of the Ontario Leadership Framework, insights and practical measures for managing and leading the 21st century independent school, and resources for the ongoing development of their potential as educational leaders.

For more information on the Part 2 (Independent School Focus) program elements, see the PQP Part 2 (Independent School Focus) Course Outline & Topics.


Successful completion of either PQP-ISF Part 1 or PQP Part 1

For a comprehensive list of program requirements and how to qualify, see the Eligibility Requirements.

Documents Required

  • Proof of successful completion of the Practicum. In the case of those who took Part 1 at York we will have confirmation of completion of the practicum at York
  • If PQP Part 1 does not yet appear on the Public Register, submit an appropriately completed and signed Conditional Admission to PQP Part 2 Course form. Please go to the OCT web site at to obtain a form.

PLEASE NOTE: The Conditional Admission form can only be signed by the Faculty Registrar when the prerequisite course has been completed and results are available. OCT legislation prohibits us from accepting grade reports, letters of completion, etc., in lieu of the Conditional Admission form.

Session Dates
Start Date: Jul 06, 2020
End Date: Jul 31, 2020
Online: July 6 – 31, 2020.

Please note this course includes mandatory synchronous sessions with real-time group interaction set by the Instructor between July 6 - July 17 (no weekends). 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.

Virtual Blended

Hamilton, David Alexander Elgie