Course Description

An examination of current theories of arts education, conditions necessary for an effective visual arts program, teaching techniques, and curricula.


Course normally offered in Summer and Winter sessions.


  1. General Certificate of Qualification and Registration (CQR) in Good Standing. 
  2. A qualification in one of the following: Primary division; Junior division; Intermediate division in a general education subject from Schedule A; or Senior division in a general education subject from Schedule A.
    (Our office will verify your OCT status and CQR via the online OCT Public Register.  You do not need to send a copy.)

*Teachers holding Qualifications in Technological Education may enroll in the three-part AQ courses in Visual Arts.


  • If you hold a Transitional Certificate of Qualification and Registration, you cannot enroll in an Additional Qualifications course.
  • Teachers trained outside of Ontario, and wishing to teach in Ontario, must be a fully registered member of the Ontario College of Teachers PRIOR to registration in an AQ.
  • Exceptions to the above are made for trained teachers from other jurisdictions who do not plan to teach in Ontario. Contact aspire@uwo.ca for more information.
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