• Council to Improve Classroom Conditions

    Classroom teachers who want to improve the teaching and learning environment in Nova Scotia can apply online to be part of the new Council to Improve Classroom Conditions.

    The Council is an initiative of the Teachers' Professional Agreement and Classroom Improvement Act that passed yesterday.

    It offers classroom teachers the opportunity to directly influence how the province will invest $20 million into classrooms during the next two school years.

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  • Teachers' Professional Agreement and Classroom Improvement Act

    On Feb. 14, government introduced the Teachers' Professional Agreement and Classroom Improvement Act. When passed, this legislation will create a four-year contract for members of the Nova Scotia Teachers Union, and the union will no longer be in a legal strike position. Read more...

    Le 14 février, le gouvernement a présenté la loi sur l'accord professionnel des enseignants et l'amélioration des conditions en classe (Teachers' Professional Agreement and Classroom Improvement Act). Une fois adoptée, cette loi créera un contrat de quatre ans pour les membres du Syndicat des enseignants de la Nouvelle-Écosse, et le syndicat n'aura plus le droit de déclarer une grève. Lire la suite...

  • Out-of-School Learning Time Grants

    The Department is pleased to announce a new grant to assist communities and public schools to help their students succeed in Math and Literacy through learning outside of the school day.

    Subventions à l’apprentissage hors des périodes scolaires

    Le ministère a le plaisir d'annoncer une nouvelle subvention pour que les communautés et les écoles publiques puissent aider leurs élèves à réussir en mathématiques et en littératie grâce à l'apprentissage hors des périodes scolaires. 
  • Affordable, Quality Child Care: A Great Place to Grow!

    Government will make child care more affordable for families while improving wages for early childhood educators.

  • Nova Scotia Provincial Literacy Strategy

    The provincial literacy strategy will ensure young Nova Scotians have the literacy skills to thrive in school and beyond.

    The province is investing $3.2 million in more direct support for students and more support for teachers to strengthen literacy learning in all subjects and grades, every day.

  • The 3Rs: Renew, Refocus, Rebuild

    Nova Scotia’s Action Plan for Education is helping to improve the learning and teaching environment in Nova Scotia.


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  • Minister's Action Plan to Modernize and Improve Education System

    A stronger emphasis on math and literacy in the early grades is one of the initiatives parents and students will see next September from a new five-year education action plan.