State of emergency declared. See Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates and check for location, program and service closures, cancellations and changes.

The best place for children to learn is in a safe and supportive environment surrounded by their teachers, school staff and friends.

What won't change is our commitment to Nova Scotia's Inclusive Education Policy

There will continue to be a focus on equity by supporting students who are historically marginalized and racialized (African Nova Scotian and Mi'kmaw students) or who come from other groups that have been traditionally under-represented and under-served.

This includes but is not limited to those struggling with poverty, students with disabilities, newcomers, and 2SLGBTQIA+ students.

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Public Health Guidance for Schools

What is Public Health’s advice and expectations for school this year?

Public Health Guidance
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Returning to Class for 2021-22

What will the year look like in our schools and classrooms?

The Plan for the School Year
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Resources

Helpful resources including videos, posters and other documents.

Resources
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Information for Teachers

Guiding and supporting documents for curriculum and program needs.

Teacher Information

Plan Updates

Nova Scotia has moved to at-home learning for the week of January 10-14, returning to in-person schooling on January 17.
Nova Scotia’s Proof of Vaccination Protocol and how it impacts extracurricular activities at school.
Nova Scotia Health’s Contact Tracing in Child Care and Youth Settings fact sheet has been posted.