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How it works
NSIOL allows students in Nova Scotia to complete high school courses at their own pace, without direct instruction from a teacher, providing flexibility for students to continue their studies in a way that suits their unique needs.
NSIOL follows the Nova Scotia Public School Program (PSP) and meets the same requirements as in-person courses. Courses are not actively taught. Instead, instructional supports are built into the courses and Mentors will provide clarification of instructions when necessary. All NSIOL course work is assessed by course Mentors who have Nova Scotia teaching certification.
Who can register for NSIOL courses?
At this time, students who are enrolled in a public school in Nova Scotia or registered in the Nova Scotia Homeschooling program can register for NSIOL courses through their local public high school.
Is there a cost?
Registration fees will be waived for students registering through a Nova Scotia public school.
Is there a time limit to complete courses?
Students have up to 18 months from the date of enrolment to complete each NSIOL course.
What are the high school courses being offered?
- Mathematics 11 (Academic, English Program)
- Mathématiques 11 (Academic, French Immersion Program)
- Mathematics 12 (Academic, English Program)
***Additional courses will be announced as they become available.
To register for a NSIOL course, contact your Nova Scotia public school counsellor.
For more information about NSIOL, contact the Distributed Learning office at: