COVID-19 Updates: Protecting Albertans from the Omicron variant.
- 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
Discover the 4 key themes and 8 subjects for elementary grades and have your say.
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.
- Jan 17, 2022
Minister of Children’s Services Rebecca Schulz and Minister of Education Adriana LaGrange issued the following statement on International Mentoring Day:
- Jan 05, 2022Students returning to in-person learning Jan. 10 | Retour des élèves à l’apprentissage en personne le 10 janvier
To support their overall well-being, Early Childhood Services to Grade 12 students will return to classrooms on Jan. 10 with measures in place to continue learning safely. A new tool to address learning disruption for grades 4-9 students is also being introduced.
- Dec 30, 2021Winter break extended for K-12 students | Vacances d’hiver prolongées pour les élèves de la maternelle à la 12e année
To support a successful return to school and provide additional planning time, the kindergarten to Grade 12 winter break will be extended provincewide to January 10.