Category PD Opportunity

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]