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 […]

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 […]

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.

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 […]

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 […]

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 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: 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 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 […]

Photos by Natalie Burgoyne and Fe Leonor Baculi.