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Fall Conference Photos

Photos by Natalie Burgoyne and Fe Leonor Baculi.

IELTS Teacher Training Workshop

On behalf of British Council IELTS Canada Team, TESL Nova Scotia, in Halifax pleased to invite representatives of TESL NS to participate in the following, two-day  British Council run Teacher Training Workshop for Teachers of IELTS Prep Courses. The Workshop is designed for teachers, not IELTS examiners. Format: Four modules: each module deals with one […]

TESL NS Fall Conference Nov. 20-21!

The 2015 fall conference will which will be held at St. Mary’s University in Halifax. For details, click here. Conference registration is now closed. See you this weekend!

TESL Canada Launches New PD Blog!

TESL Canada has launched a new blog focused on professional development. In their words: This blog has been created for ELT teachers-in-training, teachers, trainers, materials developers, and anyone with an interest in English language teaching and what the PD Committee is doing. This is a space dedicated to connecting and building a PD community among […]

Interesting Upcoming Events

There are a few events happening shortly in Halifax that may be of interest to you and your students! World Refugee Day June 20 Walk with Refugees on World Refugee Day (sponsored by ISANS, Halifax Refugee Clinic, and YMCA Newcomers Programs). On June 20 across Canada communities will Walk with Refugees to put refugee voices […]

2015 Spring Conference Program

Slides and handouts for some conference sessions are available below! Concurrent sessions A                                                      9:30 – 10:30 Try it out!  2 speaking activities for large groups Paula Cheal Participants at this workshop will partake in two speaking activities. We will be ‘doing it’, not ‘talking about it’. Activity 1: 3-2-1 Speak! For fluency and concision. Tried […]

2015 Dalhousie Conference on University Teaching and Learning (DCUTL)

The 2015 DCUTL will take place on April 29 and 30 in the Rowe Management Building at the Dalhousie University Campus in beautiful Halifax, Nova Scotia. The full program is available here. This year’s conference theme, “The Significance of Community Engagement for Student Learning”, will explore the broad spectrum of work-integrated learning and internship/practicum/co-op education […]

TESL Canada 2015 Conference

The TESL Canada National Conference 2015 will be hosted by ATESL in Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada. This year’s theme is “Elevating Language Learning to New Heights.” The Call for Proposals is now open, Click here to submit a proposal for the conference. You can also keep up with the latest conference information via the Conference […]

2015 Spring Conference

The TESL Nova Scotia Spring Conference will be held  on Saturday, April 25, 2015, at Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia (ISANS) in Halifax. The Spring 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 […]

Swap Shop and Social March 12

TESL Event: Activity Swap When: Thursday, March 12. 5:00-7:00. (5:00-6:00 social hour, activity swap 6:00-7:00 ) Where: Dalhousie University Club Pub What: Informal TESL fun. This activity swap is both a networking social with the TESL community, as well as a chance to share ideas and go home with an activity you can take into […]