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

Resources

Mental Health and Well-being

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Road to Resilience Webinar Series

Intended for parents, caregivers and families of school-aged children, the series tackles common issues that families should prepare for in advance of the school year. Visit the site

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Coping with the Covid-19 Pandemic: Social Stories and Video Aids

Autism Research Institute: resources aimed at reducing anxiety and restoring a sense of routine during the COVID-19 pandemic. Visit the site.

Public Health Measures

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Reduce the spread of COVID-19: Hygiene for kids (video)

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Be a hand washing hero (colouring page)

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Helping Children Wear a Mask (document)

International and Domestic Students from Outside of Nova Scotia

The Government of Canada requires provinces and territories to ensure schools that wish to welcome international students have an approved COVID-19 readiness plan.

Private P-12 schools in Nova Scotia may accept international and domestic students from outside the province, so long as specific requirements are followed. It is the individual school’s decision to accept international students.

For public schools, the Nova Scotia International Student Program will delay further admissions for the 2020-21 school year. This will be revisited in the fall, in advance of the second semester.

P-12 Education Sector Readiness Plan: Requirements to Host International and Domestic Students from Outside of Nova Scotia