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Additional Qualifications in
Religious Education

Accredited by the Ontario College of Teachers in collaboration
with the Ottawa Catholic School Board


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General Information

The Additional Qualifications in Religious Education (AQRE) is offered by Saint Paul University in collaboration with the Ottawa Catholic School Board.

This program is accredited by the Ontario College of Teachers. Teachers completing these courses with Saint Paul University will also receive six university credits that can be used towards building their career portfolio and salary placement evaluations.

The program is offered in three parts. Each part consists of two courses offered over two sessions (Summer/Fall, Fall/Winter, Winter/Spring or Spring/Summer – see below for the next course offering).

As required by the Ontario College of Teachers for certification, each part includes at least 125 working hours, 100 contact hours and 25 hours of practical work.

All three parts of the program are offered on the basis of sufficient registrations.

Part 1 will be offered Fall 2018/Winter 2019

Registration will be launched later this summer.

Course Offering: Part I

  • THO 2351AQ Foundations in Religious Education (3cr)
  • THO 2123AQ Selected Topics in Scripture I (3cr)


To register, the person must:

  • hold a certificate of qualification and registration from the Ontario College of Teachers;
  • be a member of the teaching staff in an Ontario Catholic School.

Part 1 Fees:

Administration fee (non-refundable) - $30 : Session A THO 2351AQ – $325
Session B THO 2123AQ – $325

Teachers with Ottawa Catholic School Board will be reimbursed for 50 % of the cost of the course upon successful completion of the Additional Qualification in Religious Education Part 1.

I hereby agree to pay the fees arising from the registration and recognize that I shall remain indebted to Saint Paul University in respect of any unpaid fees unless I inform the university in writing (letter or appropriate form) of my intent to cancel my registration prior to the deadline for full refund as specified under sessional dates in the university web site.
By completing and submitting this registration form, I authorize the Office of the Registrar of Saint Paul University to share my date of birth with Miriam K Martin or her delegate in order to download the AQRE Part 1 data in my file to the Ontario College of Teachers.