Student Life


At NSCECE we believe in student-led initiatives. The Student Council is a chance to get together with your peers and use your united voices to make things happen!  In addition to planning events that contribute to school spirit and community welfare, the student council is the voice of the student body and the liaison with the NSCECE Board of Directors. The Student Council gives students an opportunity to develop leadership by organizing and carrying out school activities and service projects. All students are welcome.


NSCECE is all about team spirit. All students will be assigned to a college team. The current teams are named after famous Early Childhood Theorists and practitioners: MalaguzziVygotsky, Erikson and Gerber. Each time you participate in college activities you get points awarded to your team.

How can you get involved? It is simple. All you have to do is to participate in:

  • College Socials
  • Volunteer Activities
  • Student Success Workshops
  • Professional development activities
  • Team Challenges

Each month the number of points awarded will be collated and posted. There are prizes to the team with the most points at the end of the school year! Check the winners in the previous years:

  • 2018-2019: Erikson
  • 2017-2018: Vygotsky
  • 2016-2017: Vygotsky
  • 2015-2016: Vygotsky
  • 2014-2015: Gardner


Early Years Community Development Centre

The NSCECE Early Years Community Development Centre is located onsite and is available to students and the community. The Centre offers a wide range of materials to support practicum, course assignments and to encourage the general pursuit of knowledge beyond specific class requirements. The Centre also offers curriculum and professional development workshops to the ECE community.

NSCECE full-time students have a membership included in their tuition.

For more information, please contact [email protected]


There are four computers onsite for student use, equipped with Internet access and Microsoft Office. Print cards for printing and photocopying are available to purchase at the front desk.


The College orders all necessary textbooks for students and will make them available for sale during the course of the semester. The College makes a great effort to order books which can be used for a variety of courses and which will be useful resources following graduation. The bookstore also carries a variety of NSCECE apparel and miscellaneous gift ware for students to show off their school spirit.


NSCECE does not have residences. We do, however, have geographical knowledge of the area and will gladly assist students requiring accommodations as much as we are able.
Our students have preference at Templeton Properties buildings. For more info, please contact (902) 442 7074.


It is the responsibility of the student to arrange their own transportation to and from the NSCECE and to and from any field placement experience or college related activity. NSCECE is located in downtown Halifax and is easily accessible by public transit. Visit Quinpool Road Business Association for details on street parking.


The College operates three lab schools at Nova Scotia Community College’s Dartmouth and Halifax campuses. Child care for our students with children aged 3 months to 5 years is available through a partnership with Nova Scotia Community College. For further information, contact: Akerley Child Care Centre – 902-491-1631; Leeds Street Child Care Centre – 902-491-4622; Mawio’mi Child Care Centre – 902-491-1330.