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French As A Second Language, Part 1

Course Code: YF21FR11

Registration Deadline: Sep 28, 2021
This course is still open for registration.

The French as a Second Language (FSL),Part 1 AQ Course explores theoretical foundations, 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 to enhance their pedagogical and programming practices related to the delivery of the FSL curriculum.

Candidates come to the FSL AQ course 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.


  • An undergraduate degree acceptable to the Ontario College of Teachers
  • Be a member in good standing with the OCT
  • Successfully complete a French language proficiency test. All test results are final and not subject to appeals. One test attempt permitted per session.
    Test Exemption: Applicants holding Basic Qualifications for teaching in Francophone schools (i.e, primaire, moyen, intermédiare, and/or supérieur) will not be required to complete the French language proficiency test

Documents Required

  • NONE
Session Dates
Start Date: Oct 05, 2021
End Date: Dec 10, 2021
Online: October 5, 2021 - December 10, 2021.

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.

Format / Location

Devonish-Mazzotta, Karen Elizabeth


Course listings are accurate as of Sep. 24 08:00 AM.