Healthy & Positive Learning Environments

The department is committed to making every school and classroom a healthy, safe and positive learning environment where teachers can teach and students can learn.


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.

View the framework and associated materials.


Food and Nutrition Policy for Nova Scotia Public Schools

The Food and Nutrition Policy for Nova Scotia Public Schools outlines standards for foods and beverages that can be served and sold in schools. In addition, it promotes nutrition education in the curriculum, encourages community partnerships, and provides a supportive environment for healthy choices.

Read the policy documents.


Provincial School Code of Conduct Policy

Nova Scotia’s provincial school code of conduct policy establishes standards of behaviour for all schools. 

Read the policy: english   français