Category TESL NS News

Fall 2020 TESL NS Newsletter is out!

The latest issue of the TESL NS newsletter is out! In the newly rebranded newsletter TESL NS: Lenses, editor Charlotte Peak has compiled contributions from Mayur Agravat, Toby Ali, Anthony Caldwell, Eliza Garland and Julie MacDonald. Read TESL NS Lenses: Fall 2020 by clicking here or on the image above!

Atlantic Conference Postponed

Unfortunately, the TESL Atlantic Conference Committee has reluctantly decided to postpone our conference from April 30 – May 2, 2020 to May 2021 due to the Covid-19 outbreak. You will, of course, receive full reimbursement of the conference fees already paid but please give us a few weeks to facilitate this. Thank you to our […]

2019 AGM: Proxy Voting

Dear Members, Members voted at last year’s AGM to allow Proxy Voting.  Proxy voting means that members in good standing who are not able to attend the AGM can assign their vote to another member in good standing.  As the member attending checks in to the AGM, they declare that they are carrying the proxy […]

Fall 2019 Newsletter is out!

The newest issue of the TESL NS newsletter is out! Click here to download it. It contains the following articles: 1.    Making a Difference: Halifax Refugee Clinic, by Charlotte Peak 2.    TESL NS President’s Report, David Packer 3.    A Reflection on the Teaching of Academic Writing: Appreciating the Otherness of International Students, by Khalid Al Hariri 4.    Roundtable: IELTS—Is […]

Nominations: TESL NS Board 2020

Get involved in TESL Nova Scotia – run for a position on the board of directors for 2020! The TESL NS Annual General Meeting will be held on Saturday, November 16 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 NS 2019 AGM Agenda

 Notice of Meeting Annual General Meeting of TESL Nova Scotia Saturday, November 16, 2019. 1:00 pm. Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia Agenda Welcome and Call to Order Establish Quorum Approval of Agenda Approval of Minutes of the Annual General Meeting (November17, 2018) TESL NS Annual Report – President Motion to Accept Financial Report – Treasurer […]

2019 AWELL Conference

The conference for Academic Writing and English Language Learners (AWELL) is a two-day conference designed for faculty, language instructors, composition instructors, and writing centre professionals who teach and tutor ELL students. The goal of the conference is to provide tools and approaches in a workshop format that may be used directly in classrooms and tutoring […]

TESL Canada Fall 2019 TCEF Participation Grant ($250)

TESL Canada is happy to announce the Fall 2019 TCEF Conference Participation Grant ($250) to support five TESL Canada members to attend a professional development conference, to be held in any Canadian province, in the Fall of 2019 or Spring of 2020. Applicants must be a TESL Canada member at the time of application and new […]

Spring 2019 Newsletter is out!

The latest issue of the TESL NS Newsletter is out! Click here to download it. This issue features the following contributions from the TESL NS community: Message from TESL NS President David Packer Assuring Benchmark Accuracy: A Comparative Framework, by Sarah Sampara The Global Forum for EAP Professionals: Report from the BALEAP Conference 2019, by […]

Important Notice: TESL NS Financial Restructuring

Important Notice: TESL NS now a Non-profit Organization – Financial Restructuring TESL NS has corrected its status to a non-profit organization from a charity. This is due to a 2016 CRA revocation of TESL NS’s charitable status. After years of lengthy discussions and appeals with the CRA, tax accountants, tax lawyers, and the TESL NS board, the outcome […]