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.

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.

Language Assessment Services of NS Ltd.  is becoming a CELBAN testing site. The regulator of the CELBAN assessment, Touchstone Institute, is accepting applications for CELBAN assessors and would like applications by Friday October 21st. Assessors must commit to both the training dates, December 2nd-4th , and the first official testing date of December 10th. Click […]

Get involved in TESL Nova Scotia – run for a position on the board of directors for 2017! The TESL NS Annual General Meeting will be held on Saturday, November 5 during the Fall Conference. At this time, elections will be held to choose members of the executive committee for the coming year. As per […]

TESL Nova Scotia has created a Facebook group! Share links and resources, discuss matters related to the teaching of English in Nova Scotia, and network with the TESL NS teaching community, from the comfort of Facebook! The group is a closed group, so visit https://www.facebook.com/groups/TESLNS/ to be added to the group.