Nova Scotia International Student Program

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  • Years old From 13 to 18 years old
  • Grade From Grade 8 to Grade 12
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Study in Nova Scotia International Student Program

Quiet, serene, picturesque and safe. They are the most common words to describe Nova Scotia. Located on an island on the Atlantic Coast, it is a beautiful province with more than 7,600 kilometers of coastline to explore. The province has modern and bustling cities, as well as coastal and rural towns.

NSISP is one of the largest and most diverse programs in all of Canada. Its policy limits the number of international students in a school: it only allows six students from one country per school, ensuring a complete immersion in Canadian life. NSISP's philosophy is simple: prepare students to be successful in their post-secondary education, in their future work and life in general.

The Nova Scotia International Program manages and coordinates the Centers for Education (also known as Regional School Boards) of the Nova Scotia Region, thus offering a wide offer and at the same time with a very close management thanks to its own local structures. student support.

The Centers for Education under the Nova Scotia International Student Program (NSISP) are:

  • Annapolis Valley
  • Tri-Country
  • South-shore
  • Central Chignecto
  • Strait
  • Halifax
  • Cape Breton-Victoria

The Program Prices published for the Nova Scotia International Students Program are the same for any of its 7 Centers for Education.

All schools follow the curriculum established by the local government, but each has its own characteristics in its academic programs and after-school activities. You can practice more than 18 sports, study theater programs, music and much more. In addition, special programs are offered, for example, French Immersion, IB (International Baccalaureate) and Advanced Placement (university level programs).

Red Leaf has been distinguished, for the second consecutive year, as a Preferred Partner "Gold Standard", which recognizes the high levels of educational commitment and student service that characterizes both Red Leaf and the Nova Scotia International Program.

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Nova Scotia International Student Program

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Truro NS B2N 4Z4, Canadá

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Educational ideology

Strategic Plan 2015-2020 of the Nova Scotia Ministry of Education for all its School Boards:


Renew, Refocus and Rebuild.

"Transforming education is not about the 'last big idea'. It is about imagining the best possible future for our students and, putting our hearts into our work, taking the necessary steps to achieve it. It is about turning the seemingly impossible, into possible and practical. "


  • The construction of a modern educational system.
  • Creation and execution of an innovative study plan.
  • Promote inclusive school environments.
  • Advance toward excellence in teaching and leadership.
Estrategia Educativa Nova Scotia Education


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