Helpful Resources

Early childhood educators and early learning professionals in Nova Scotia have access to a variety of resources and programs to support their practice. To learn more about the resources available through the Early Years branch of the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, the Nova Scotia Early Childhood Development Intervention Service and the Child Care Human Resources Sector Council please see below.

Early Years Branch
Find resources, childcare centre listings, information on subsidies and more in the province of Nova Scotia.

Classification for Child Care Staff
Review the qualifications required for classification under the Daycare Act and Regulations.

Orientation for Staff Working in Licensed Child Care Facilities
Information on orientation for childcare staff working directly with children who do not have a Classification.

Continuing Education Program
Learn more about opportunities for financial support for childcare staff looking to continue their education and enhance their skills.

Quality Matters
A province-wide assessment program that will be used to determine eligibility for funding for licensed child care centres.

Day Care Act, Regulations & Standards
Provincial acts, regulations and standards.

Child Care Human Resources Sector Council
Resources from the operation of the CCHRSC from 2003-2013.

Nova Scotia Early Childhood Development Intervention Service
Province-wide specialized services to families of young children between birth and school entry, who either have a biological risk for or a diagnosis of, developmental delay