Category TESL NS News

Job Opportunity: Curriculum Writer

Literacy Nova Scotia (LNS) in Truro is seeking an experienced curriculum writer. Click here to download the full job description and application details. Click here to download the full job description and application details. Applications are due at 9 a.m. on Feb. 6, 2017.

January 2017 Newsletter

The latest issue of the TESL NS newsletter is out! Click here to download the newsletter. In this issue: From ESL Student to Canadian Citizen: The Academic Route, by Tony Rusinak A Letter from Kris Mitchell, President of TESL NS Advocacy Committee Letter to the NS Government An Introduction to CLIL and Its Relevance to […]

Advocacy Committee: Letter to NS Government

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 […]

Renew Your Membership for 2017!

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.

Pearson ELT Teacher Award

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 […]

Fall Conference Photos

Photos by Natalie Burgoyne and Fe Leonor Baculi.

Call for Expressions of Interest (2017)

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.

Nominations: TESL NS Board 2017

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 NS Facebook Group

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.

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 […]