Government of Nova Scotia Government of Nova Scotia Nova Scotia, Canada

Acadian & French Language Services

Acadian and French Language Services Office

NS Department of Education
Brunswick Place
2021 Brunswick Street
P.O. Box 578
Halifax, NS B3J 2S9

Tel: (902) 424-3927
Fax: (902) 424-3937


Direction des services acadiens et de langue française

Ministère de l'Éducation
2021, rue Brunswick
C.P. 578
Halifax (N.-É.)
B3J 2S9

Tél. : (902) 424-3927
Téléc: (902) 424-3937


The Acadian French Language branch monitors and approves curriculum development for French first language education.

The branch negotiates and co-ordinates activities related to federal-provincial funding agreements for French first and second language education in Nova Scotia, and co-ordinates and manages implementation of national official languages programs for the province.

Acadian and French Language Services is also responsible for liaising with the Conseil scolaire acadien provincial (CSAP) and all community representative groups related to French first language education.

The branch is responsible for the co-ordination of all French first language services as they relate to the French Language Services Act/Loi sur les services en français and its regulations, including implementing priorities identified in the Departmental French Language Services Plan.