Author Archives: teslnovascotia

Highlights from 2017 Spring Conference

The TESL NS Spring conference was held on May 13 at Acadia University. It was a great day filled with learning, discussion, and networking.

Fall Conference Poster

Join us at the Fall conference on November 3-4. Click here for more details. TESLNS Fall Conference 2017 Poster PDF

Conference Bursary Award Winners

Dear members, On behalf of TESL Nova Scotia, I would like to announce this year’s recipients of the four $500 TESL NS travel bursaries to attend the 2017 TESL Canada conference in Niagara Falls. Congratulations are extended to: Allison Baillie (Dr. John Hugh Gillis Regional High School) Shelley Gillingham (East Antigonish Education Centre) Jennifer Palmer […]

Spring 2017 Newsletter

The latest issues of the TESL NS newsletter is hot off the presses! This issue features the following: • Sherry Neville-MacLean – Syrian Refugees Write: What We Want Teachers to Know • Jennifer MacDonald – Report from IATEFL 2017 • Tony Rusinak – TESOL 2.0 Convention: Highlights from the Largest Event in ESL • Crystal […]

2017 Spring Conference Poster

SPRING Conference 2017 Click here for details on the conference, or to register!

BC TEAL Refugee Rights Day: Take ACTion!

From BC TEAL: BC TEAL invites you to join our campaign! Tuesday April 4, 2017 has been identified as Refugee Rights Day by the Canadian Council for Refugees and Amnesty International Canada. BC TEAL is pleased to offer an EAL Act!on campaign that starts with you and your learners! We invite all EAL classrooms (large and small, formal […]

Bursaries for TESL Canada 2017

Different funding opportunities are available for those looking to attend the 2017 TESL Canada conference in Niagara Falls, from June 8-10. TESL Canada is awarding five (5) travel grants of $500.00 each to five (5) first time TESL Canada Conference presenters for the upcoming TESL Canada Conference. Applications are due March 1. Click here for […]

Job Opportunity: Curriculum Writer

Literacy Nova Scotia (LNS) in Truro is seeking an experienced curriculum writer. Click here to download the full job description and application details. Click here to download the full job description and application details. Applications are due at 9 a.m. on Feb. 6, 2017.

January 2017 Newsletter

The latest issue of the TESL NS newsletter is out! Click here to download the newsletter. In this issue: From ESL Student to Canadian Citizen: The Academic Route, by Tony Rusinak A Letter from Kris Mitchell, President of TESL NS Advocacy Committee Letter to the NS Government An Introduction to CLIL and Its Relevance to […]

Advocacy Committee: Letter to NS Government

The TESL Nova Scotia Advocacy Committee, on behalf of the TESL Nova Scotia executive and the TESL NS membership, has expressed concern over the ongoing conflict between the Nova Scotia government and its public school teachers in a letter to the Nova Scotia government. Click here to read the letter in full. Follow this link […]