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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.

The PSAC-TBS Joint Learning Program (JLP) is a negotiated provision in the collective agreements covering PSAC members employed by Treasury Board. The program offers sessions on topics such as interpreting the collective agreement, union management consultation, anti-harassment and anti-discrimination. Contact the Atlantic PSAC JLP Regional Field Coordinators for further information.

PSAC scholarship program now accepting applications

April 7, 2014 •

PSAC is now accepting applications for the 17 scholarships it offers to PSAC members and their children.

2014 Spring Education Schedule

March 31, 2014 •

Please see the NL education schedule for Spring 2014.

NL Winter 2014 Education Schedule

February 24, 2014 •

PSAC PEI Education Program - Winter/Spring 2014

February 6, 2014 •

The PSAC PEI Education program for Winter/Spring 2014 has been scheduled.
Please see the attached poster for additional information.

PSAC Education Program NB Region Winter/Spring 2014

January 27, 2014 •

The PSAC NB Education program for the Winter/Spring 2014 period is attached herewith. 

PSAC Nova Scotia Education Program - January to June 2014

January 16, 2014 •

The PSAC Nova Scotia Education Program for the period of January to June 2014 is ready. Please find it attached for more information.

Teaching Union Basics

November 5, 2013 •

On October 19th and 20th, 2013 PSAC members representing 8 Locals completed the "Teaching Union Basics" course in Halifax.  This course is the first introduction to the PSAC for most members and continues to be the foundation for more advanced union education.  Keep checking http://psacatlantic.ca/our-organization/education-program in order to find out when the next courses are taking place near you!

PSAC Education Program NB Region - Fall 2013

October 9, 2013 •

The PSAC Education program - Fall 2013 is on the Website. See poster for more information on courses and registration.

Office of the Worker Counsellor - 2013 Fall workshop schedule

October 4, 2013 •

The Office of the Worker Counsellor is pleased to announce their 2013 fall workshop schedule. See poster for more information.

Unions Work for Women: A New Course for PSAC Women

September 12, 2013 •

The goal of the course is to build a better union, better work places and a better society by encouraging and supporting active PSAC women in their struggle for fairness, equality and social justice. 

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Contact Information

Lesley Thompson
Regional Education Officer
(w) 902-445-3541 (c) 902-471-6201
thompsonl [at] psac-afpc [dot] com

Upcoming Education program Events

Introduction to Local Officers

April 26, 2014 - April 27, 2014 • Halifax,

Young Workers Symposium

May 23, 2014 - May 25, 2014 • Halifax,

Convention Preparation Training

May 24, 2014 • Halifax,

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