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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 […]

Teaching EAL Literacy Learners Online Teacher Training

Are you a certified EAL instructor? Do you want to increase your understanding of EAL Literacy?  If yes, then Teaching EAL Literacy Learners (TELLS) is for you! This 10-week facilitated online instructor development course will provide you with the theoretical and practical knowledge needed to work in the field of EAL Literacy.  The course covers […]

Renew Your Membership for 2017!

Renew your membership to TESL NS for 2017! Membership has its privileges; your yearly membership fee to TESL NS, includes registration for both the spring and fall conferences, and an year-long membership to TESL Canada.

Special Screening: The War Show in Halifax

Special Screening: Tuesday, Nov 22nd, 2016, 7 PM, @ University Of King’s College, Alumni Hall, 6350 Coburg Road, Halifax. Screening followed by Q&A with film co-writer. Admission: Free, donations encouraged – this event is a fundraiser for Syrian humanitarian relief and refugee sponsorship. http://www.tiff.net/films/the-war-show

Pearson ELT Teacher Award

Pearson ELT has launched an award to celebrate teachers and showcase their achievements. The ELT Global Teacher Award will recognize teachers who have implemented innovative methods in their classrooms, from big ideas to everyday solutions.a teacher award. Teachers can enter by “Telling their ELT story” for a chance to win an all‑expenses‑paid trip to the […]

Fall Conference Photos

Photos by Natalie Burgoyne and Fe Leonor Baculi.

Call for Expressions of Interest (2017)

At the upcoming board meeting, the TESL NS board will be appointing two positions for 2017: newsletter editor and webmaster. If you are interested in being considered for either of these positions, please email president@teslns.com before Nov. 22, with the details of why you are interested in and qualified for the position.