Category Conference Report

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.

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 […]

Fall Conference Photos

Photos by Natalie Burgoyne and Fe Leonor Baculi.

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 […]

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 […]

2014 Fall Conference

TESL Nova Scotia’s annual Fall Conference will be held on Friday and Saturday, October 24-25,  at Dalhousie University. The Fall conference is an annual event for ESL professionals from across the province to network and share knowledge  with the goal of enhancing professional practice of the teaching of English in Nova Scotia.The conference will include […]


Fall 2013 Conference Report

More than 100 ESL professional from across the province braved a grey and blustery Saturday morning for some professional development at Dalhousie University on November 2. In the conference plenary session, invited speaker Dr Ken Beatty illustrated, by way of a short skit, several aspects of listening comprehension that challenge learners and teachers in turn. […]

Spring Conference Recap

On the morning of May 11 an eager audience of language teachers gathered at Mount Saint Vincent University to attend presentations by their colleagues. As we mingled over coffee, tea and muffins we deliberated over which concurrent sessions to attend. Our networking was an enjoyable mix of meeting familiar colleagues, new teachers, new members, recent […]