Education and Training

The Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission serves as a resource for individuals and organizations across the province wishing to create respectful and inclusive workplaces. Our public education and training initiatives help employers and their employees promote respect for diversity and reduce discriminatory practices, thereby ultimately creating healthier work environments.

  • E-learning
  • Workshops
  • Resources
  • Partnerships

E-learning: Training front-line service staff about human rights has never been easier with our free online elearning tools:

Serving All Customers Better is a free online course for businesses to train front-line staff to address consumer racial profiling.

*Check back for elearning tools to be added in the near future.*

Workshops: The Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission’s training modules address individual organizational needs. Requests for workshops come from government, businesses, schools and non-profit organizations. These are in high demand as organizations recognize that human rights education and learning for staff are on-going processes. To learn more about human rights education and training opportunities, view our Human Rights Education Workshops.

Resources: Knowledge is Power

Interested in Partnering? The Commission recognizes and values the important work undertaken by community members to advance human rights education, diversity, and inclusion.  We seek to maintain and create new partnerships to strengthen human rights in Nova Scotia and to foster better understanding of the important issues affecting residents and groups throughout the province’s diverse communities. If you are interested in learning more about this work, or would like to discuss partnering with the Commission, please contact us at