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Abuse, Discrimination, Harassment

Protocols and procedures for identifying and reporting, investigating, and concluding complaints of suspected child abuse, discrimination, and sexual harassment are outlined in these documents.




Accountability Report

2014-2015 Accountability Report










Auditor General Updates










Community partners bring tremendous value to classrooms and students. Sharing the journeys employers have taken to get where they are today provides life lessons well worth sharing with the future workforce.


This guide is designed for employers to help schools and employers create the best experiences for students.


Speaker Guidelines – Tips and Techniques (p.34) can help prepare for guest speaking opportunities. 


All aspects of Community Based Learning are guided by provincial and board policies and guidelines. Please refer to individual board websites for policies related to Community-Based Learning (i.e. transportation, use of volunteers etc.)



All aspects of Community Based Learning are guided by provincial and board policies and guidelines.


Please refer to individual board websites for policies related to Community-Based Learning (i.e. transportation, use of volunteers etc.)





Emergency Management for Nova Scotia Schools














Food and Nutrition Policy for Nova Scotia Public Schools


















This guide can help students plan for job shadowing experiences.



Public Services Sustainability - Message from the Minister

Minister's Panel on Education







Nova Scotia Directory of Public Schools

Current edition updated to April 28, 2016.


Historical versions of the Directory have been digitized, and are available for download.



Nova Scotia Review of Regulated Child Care Consultation Report and Recommendations




Here are the highlights of what is new and coming for students in grades primary to 12 for the 2015–16 school year.


Principals-in-Focus
































Statement of Mandate











Use of Instructional Time - Provincial Policy Framework












The impact of innovations in information technology and the use of the Internet can provide students with many opportunities for Community Based Learning.  This video conference checklist can help teachers and students plan for virtual exploration projects.


This guide can helps classroom teachers with activities and resources to support students as they investigate life and career skills. It also provides guidance for teachers on how to build and sustain partnerships within the community.