Nova Scotia Education Experience Program (NSEEP)

The Nova Scotia Education Experience Program (NSEEP) provides participants the opportunity to be mentored by a Nova Scotian teacher while learning new teaching methodologies in the subject area of most interest.

Participants can expect to:

  • observe the NS teacher for their first few days in the classroom.
  • prepare lesson plans/presentations on their home country.
  • get involved in school life as much as possible.
  • volunteering to do playground or lunch duty.
  • volunteering to do playground or lunch duties and assisting with after school activities
  • students may also be asked to move from class to class so that they can observe more than just their own subjects.

Duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • working with individual students on a one-on-one basis and assisting them with their school work;
  • assisting with handing out and collecting work for the Nova Scotian teacher;
  • assisting in marking tests and other student work;
  • acting as a chaperone on school field trips;
  • being involved in at least one extracurricular activity as a leader or assistant;
  • preparing and delivering presentations on their culture to classes in the school when requested (i.e. foods, celebrations, geography and history); and
  • performing other duties as assigned by the school.

Program includes

  • In-class teaching experience
  • Return airport transfers
  • Health insurance
  • Homestay accommodation (3 meals included).


Participants may enroll at any time during the academic year excluding December and June. If they are participating in a high school program January would be excluded as well. The duration of the program can vary in length with a minimum of one week.