This Div is a JS Trigger

GTranslate

English Arabic French
English Arabic French

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Halifax Regional Centre for Education (HRCE) is in close contact with public health officials through the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development. We are following their guidance and direction to manage our response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

School Closures

All public schools in Nova Scotia will remain closed and the 2019-20 school year for students will end June 5, 2020.

Learning at Home 

Our Learning at Home webpage is now live. Click here to access learning and curriculum sites for students, families and teachers. 

  • Grade 12 Q & A - link (Some answers to frequently asked questions)

Service Delivery Model

We changed our service delivery model, effective Thursday, March 19, 2020, to reduce the risk of community spread of COVID-19. Click here to learn more.

Messages to Families 

We are communicating regularly with families as the situation evolves internationally and closer to home. All messages to families can be found below.

  • May 8, 2020 - link (Update on School)
  • April 30, 2020 - link (Update on Marks, Grades and Report Cards
  • April 28, 2020 - link (Closure of Schools Extended)
  • April 3, 2020 - link (Update on plans to support student learning)
  • March 30, 2020 - link (Re: Message from Minister Churchill on Nova Scotia‚Äôs Learning Continuity Plan for Students)
  • March 30, 2020 - link (Re: Message from Dr. Strang & How to Speak to Children About COVID-19)
  • March 20, 2020 - link (Re: COVID-19 Update to Families)
  • March 16, 2020 - link (Re: COVID-19 Update to Families)
  • March 16, 2020 - link (Re: Update to Families in EXCEL Program)
  • March 13, 2020 - link (Re: New Travel Protocols for Teachers, Students, Staff)
  • March 8, 2020 - link (Re: COVID-19: A call to action for us all)
  • March 4, 2020 - link (Re: Cancellation of School-organized Student Trips to International Destinations)
  • February 28, 2020 - link (Re: School and Student Travel
  • February 10, 2020 - link (Re: Update on Coronavirus

Records of Employment

  • March 20, 2020 - link (Re: Message to Day to Day Non-Teaching Casuals and Substitute Teachers)

Documents 

  • Nova Scotia's Learning Continuity Plan for Students Fact Sheet - link
  • Proper Hand Washing Guide - link
  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Fact Sheet: Individuals and Families - link

More Information

For the latest information on COVID-19, please visit