Program Description

This course provides candidates with practical experience in developing teaching strategies in Nishinaabemwin conversational and written language education. Candidates participate in simulations, workshops, and interpersonal learning to learn techniques in Nishnaabemwin experiential education. The candidates’ prior learning and experiences positively affect the course environment in terms of mentorship, team-learning, collaborative inquiry, and independent study. The Teaching Nishnaabemwin AQ provides relevant, meaningful, and practical experience for AQ candidates in: writing in Nishnaabemwin, reading Nishnaabemwin, speaking in Nishnaabemwin, dialogue in Nishnaabemwin, expression in  Nishnaabemwin, and creating in Nishnaabemwin, Candidates’ successful completion of the course is largely dependent on regular participation in class, speaking and understanding the language, project and task completion, as well as their contribution to a positive and inclusive learning environment conducive for the learning of all involved.

Withdrawal/Refund Schedule:

End of first week of class: 100% (minus $50 admin fee)

End of second week of class: 50% refund (minus $50 admin fee)

End of third week of class: 0% refund (minus $50 admin fee)

Last day to withdraw without academic penalty: End of the 4th week of class

Admission Requirements: 

Teachers certified with the Ontario College of Teachers are eligible to take AQ courses. Ontario B.Ed students may take courses prior to membership with OCT, if they have met all the requirements to graduate and if they have applied to the OCT for a Certificate of Qualification.

Special permission may be granted by SNP to allow those without teacher qualifications to enrol.

Candidates must be qualified for admission according to Regulation 184-97 of the Ontario College of Teachers Act.

Certification will be recommended to the Ontario College of Teachers (OCT) for those candidates who successfully complete the course, and who hold membership with OCT, and who hold a valid or interim Certificate of Qualification/letter of Eligibility.

Registered with the Ontario College of Teachers

Program Fee: $685 (includes a $50 non-refundable admin fee)

Non-certified teachers will be considered for admission on a case-by-case basis.

Application Fee: $30

Six Nations Polytechnic accepts the following options for program and application fee payments: Credit (Visa, Mastercard), e-Transfer


Career Paths: 

Teaching or assisting with primary, junior, secondary and post-secondary students.