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Education program

The PSAC is proud to offer its members a union education program that ranks among the best and most comprehensive within the Canadian labour movement. Our various courses provide members with learning opportunities to develop knowledge, skills, and personal confidence. Union education encourages participation and promotes mutual respect and understanding between members and the union leadership. A trained membership is an active membership and active members build a strong union.

You can find each province’s schedule below and information on how to register:

The PSAC Atlantic Regional Basic Education Program Policy for Travel and Expense Entitlement can be found here

You can find a list of descriptions for the basic courses we offer here 
You can find a list of descriptions for the modules in our Steward Series here 
You can find a list of descriptions for the advanced courses we offer here 

September 26, 2019 - 2:07pm •
Course Date and   Location Description Application Details                    Strike Training October 8 5:00 pm– 9:00 pm Location: Summerside
August 29, 2019 - 1:17pm •
PSAC NB Fall - Winter Education Program 2019 Course Date and location Description Application deadline Federal Elections Training English only September 14, 2019                       Chateau Saint John 369 Rockland Road Saint John, NB
July 8, 2019 - 1:38pm •
Here is the September to December, 2019 Education Schedule for Nova Scotia.
June 20, 2019 - 12:00am •
  The Atlantic Region of the Public Service Alliance of Canada is pleased to provide an opportunity for Indigenous members to learn how they can navigate the structures of the PSAC.
January 30, 2019 - 3:35pm •
The Atlantic Region of the Public Service Alliance of Canada is pleased to offer Unions Work for Women: A PSAC course for active women members. This advanced course is intended for a diverse group of women participants – women from all equity seeking groups, from different geographic or rural/urban areas, from different employer groups and PSAC structures, who are active in their union, or in their community, or on specific issues that matter to them, who are young workers and who are not.
January 21, 2019 - 2:59pm •
Education Program - NB Region - January to May 2019 Course Date  and                                   location                                                 Description                                                                                                              Application deadline
January 14, 2019 - 12:37pm •
Updated October 8, 2019 - Education Program - PEI Region - October - December 2019
January 14, 2019 - 8:32am •
Local Officers Training September 7-8, 2019 St. John's This course will provide new Officers of a Local Executive an opportunity to understand their responsibilities as a Local Officer, and to know how and where to obtain support within the PSAC.    Who can apply: Open to all PSAC members in St. John’s area Location: PSAC Boardroom, 33 Pippy Place
January 2, 2019 - 10:46am •
Below, you will find the January to May, 2019 Education Schedule for Nova Scotia.
September 26, 2018 - 11:13am •
If you are a committed PSAC activist who wants to deepen your learning of the labour movement in Canada, develop your leadership skills, and connect with activists from other unions across the country, then you should apply to attend the Canadian Labour Congress-sponsored Labour College of Canada Certificate Program at labourcollege.ca. 

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Education program Contact

Connor Spencer (she/her)
Regional Education Officer
spencerc@psac-afpc.com
902-417-1374

Upcoming Events

PEI - Advanced Local Officers Training November 22, 2019 • CHARLOTTETOWN
NB - Talking Union Basics (TUB) - French November 23, 2019 • Dieppe
NB - Talking Union Basics (TUB) English November 30, 2019 • Dieppe