COVID-19 Updates: State of public health emergency declared.
- Legislation and practices to ensure that schools are welcoming, caring, respectful and safe learning environments..
- Resources to help students prepare to write diploma exams and information for exam administrators.
- Information for educators on Provincial achievement tests administered to Alberta students in grades 6 and 9.
- How to apply for teacher certification in Alberta.
- Information about K to 12 online learning, distance education and blended learning, and home education in Alberta.
- Information on the General Educational Development (GED) including eligibility and where you can write the tests.
- New quality standards and competencies for members of the teaching profession in Alberta.
Through safe and caring schools for all students, Alberta’s government is making life better by investing in education – one of the most important investments we can make in our future.
The Ministry has the following responsibilities:
- develop curriculum and set standards
- evaluate curriculum and assess outcomes
- teacher development and certification
- support students with diverse learning needs
- fund and support school boards
- First Nations, Métis and Inuit and Francophone education
- oversees basic education policy and regulations
- Assurance and accountability in Alberta’s K to 12 education system
- K to 12 education financial statements
- List of public agencies
- Media inquiries
- Ministry staff directory
- Personal information bank directories
Alberta’s budget is focused on protecting lives and livelihoods, investing in health care, preparing for recovery and spending responsibly.
Online Learning Guides
The new guides will help students and their families assess the strengths of online and blended learning.
Graduation requirements, credentials and credits
Learn about the many ways to finish high school in Alberta.
- Sep 01, 2021
Minister of Education Adriana LaGrange issued the following statement on the start of a new school year:
- Aug 19, 2021Enhancing parent engagement in Alberta schools | Améliorer la participation des parents dans les écoles albertaines
Alberta’s government is providing more than $1 million directly to school councils to support collaboration between parents and schools.
- Aug 13, 2021Health guide, tool kit and on-site vaccination ensure safe school year ahead | Consignes de santé publique, boite à outils et vaccination dans les écoles : tout pour une année scolaire en toute sécurité
New health guidance will ensure students’ safety and help school officials prepare for the new school year.