Supports and Resources

Departments & Organizations 

  • Alliance Française Halifax (AFH)

    Alliance Française – French language proficiency tests

  • Education & Early Childhood Development (EECD)

    For information on teaching in Nova Scotia 

  • IELTS Test Centre

    For information on English language assessment centres

  • Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia (ISANS)

    For information on immigrant services such as document translation, language services, cultural competency workshops, employment services and work culture

  • Learn English Nova Scotia(LENS)

    For information on English language assessment centres

  • Nova Scotia Teachers Union (NSTU)

    For information on the teachers' union

  • Office of Teacher Certification

    For information on teacher certification

Learning Resources

  • Canadian Workplace Values

  • Professional Development that Makes a Difference

  • Workplace Culture

  • Workplace Culture


  • Early Career Handbook

  • Nova Scotia Advisory Council Handbook 2017

Relevant Websites

  • Alliance Francaise Halifax

  • Archives Nova Scotia

  • Atlantic Provinces Special Education Authority (APSEA)

  • Black Educators Association

  • Canadian Encyclopedia

  • Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials

  • Careers Nova Scotia

  • Council on African Canadian Education

  • Council on Mi'kmaq Education

  • Council of Ministers of Education, Canada

  • Education and Early Childhood Development

  • Education Leadership Consortium of Nova Scotia

  • EduNova

  • Delmore "Buddy" Daye Learning Institute (DBDLI)


  • Halifax

  • Halifax Regional Centre for Education

  • Indeed

  • Job Bank

  • Jobs with Nova Scotia

  • Learn English Nova Scotia (LENS)

  • Mi'kmaw Kina'matnewey

  • Nova Scotia Federation of Home & School Associations

  • Nova Scotia Office of Immigration

  • Nova Scotia School for Adult Learning

  • Nova Scotia School Athletic Federation

  • Nova Scotia Teachers Union

  • Office of Teacher Certification

  • Statistics Canada

Fact Sheets

  • Aboriginal People

  • Graduation Requirements

  • Pre-Primary English

  • Provincial School Code of Conduct

  • Student Attendance Policy



  • Teaching Standards Summary

  • Term Brochure 2011

Legislative Acts

  • Education Act

  • Education Reform (2018) Act

  • Safer Schools Act

  • School Class Size Limitation Act

  • Teachers’ Collective Bargaining Act

  • Teaching Profession Act


  • Canadian Journal of Education

  • Canadian Teacher Magazine

  • Conference Board of Canada

  • EdCan Network

  • Nova Scotia Teachers Union Aviso Magazine

  • NSTU Publications

  • Study Magazine

  • Teaching Magazine

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