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TESL NS in the News!

Reprinted from the Kings County Register. Immigration minister captivates crowd at Acadia’s spring ESL conference By Ashley Thompson, published May 19, 2016 WOLFVILLE ­ – The crowd seemed almost entranced as Nova’s Scotia Immigration Minister Lena Metlege Diab spoke. Conference hosted at Acadia University May 14. The relatively new politician was born in Halifax, but […]

Job Opportunity: TESL Canada Federation Executive Director

Contract Position – Permanent part-time with possibility of transition to full-time Title: Executive Director Location: Ottawa/Home office based in near-term; supported by current office in Calgary, AB. Language: English Job Description: TESL Canada Federation is currently seeking a qualified Executive Director based in Ottawa, ON. The Executive Director is responsible for the successful leadership and […]

Refugee Integration Program Launched

The province is creating a fund to assist community and sponsor groups that are helping refugees integrate into Nova Scotia communities. The fund provides grants of up to $1,000 to community and sponsoring groups to assist a broad range of initiatives ranging from community picnics and neighbourhood gatherings to cooking classes, art events and conversation […]

May Newsletter is Out!

Click here to download the latest issue of the TESL NS newsletter. This issue includes writing by Stephen Whelan, Lydia Mans, Sandra Powell and Mary Lou Harnish.

Call for Contributors: Teaching Creative Writing

TESOL Press is seeking contributors with exciting and effective lesson plan ideas for using creative writing in the English language classroom. The book, New Ways in Teaching Creative Writing for the ELL Community, is primarily directed at teachers who work in Intensive English Programs or for instructors who work at English Language Institutes. However, contributors […]

TESL NB Spring Conference

TESL NB’s spring conference will be a Professional Learning event for English as an additional language (EAL) teachers featuring a keynote by Dr. Hetty Roessingh from the University of Calgary, as well as several workshops on a variety of topics offered by EAL educators from around New Brunswick. WHEN Saturday, 7 May 2016 from 8:15 […]

Get published with TESOL Int’l

Call for Contributions: New Ways in Teaching With Music TESOL Press seeks contributors for a book on how to use music in the ESL/EFL classroom. Deadline: June 30, 2016 If you would like your contribution to be considered, please follow the guidelines below and make your timely submission to co-editors Jean Arnold and Emily Herrick […]

Grant Opportunities

TIRF – The International Research Foundation for English Language Education – is pleased to announce its 2016 Doctoral Dissertation Grants (DDG) competition. Grants of up to US $5,000 will be made to successful applicants investigating a range of topics in English language education. The application deadline is Wednesday, April 20, 2016. There are two types […]

Seeking Submissions for Newsletter!

We are looking for submissions to our spring newsletter. The newsletter is updated with news, events, sample lesson plans, PD opportunities and more! Please send your submissions to Stephen Whelan at swhelan@isans.ca by March 25, 2016.

Free TESOL International Memberships

Opportunity for TESL Nova Scotia members!   7 complimentary TESOL International 1-year memberships for new members are available to us! Register at members’ price for the TESOL Convention in Baltimore, Maryland April 5-8, a savings of more than $200. Other member benefits detailed on this page. Interested in applying for one of these complimentary memberships? Email […]