Learning Resources and Technology Services (LRTS) and implements a vision and sustainable standards for the public school curricular use of information and communication technology, (ICT).
The LRTS division manages long-term ICT-related projects, new school technology, tendering for P–12 ICT, and it works in partnership with Department branches and divisions and Regional Centers for Education.
- Though our ICT Consultation services we provide support to the use of technology for student learning and professional development.
- The division coordinates the evaluation and acquisition of curriculum software and hardware, and produces and distributes digital learning resources for teachers and students in public schools.
- We also have an Innovation Center where teachers and department staff can create and explore in a supportive, collaborative environment with current tools and resources that can enhance teaching and learning.
Homework Hub provides 24/7 access to video tutorials, practice questions, and vocabulary review for mathematics students in grades 4 to 12. As well, bilingual, one-on-one, anonymous tutoring is available on most school nights at no charge for students in grades 4 to 12.
The Digital Media Production Unit creates teacher professional learning videos and other materials for use within the Department and within schools.
Our eLearning Design & Support and Distributed Learning groups design, support and deliver our online learning options including Nova Scotia Virtual School (NSVS) and Correspondence Studies.
The Media Library holds videos for Professional Development in both the Digital Video Library and the EECD YouTube Channel.