Ministry of Education

Alberta Education supports students, parents, teachers and administrators from Early Childhood Services (ECS) through Grade 12.

Government is undergoing a transition, including ministry changes. New ministry and cabinet information can be found on the Cabinet page.

Key services

  • How Alberta K to 12 education works to meet the individual needs of each student.
  • Early Childhood Services (ECS) includes Kindergarten and educational programming for children as young as 2 years 8 months of age.
  • Improving education outcomes and creating opportunities for First Nations, Métis and Inuit students in Alberta.
  • General information on Francophone education, French immersion and French as a second language.
  • Diploma exams, PATs and SLAs, and how teachers are involved in provincial assessments.
  • We are delighted to launch our beta version of the new LearnAlberta.ca with the draft K-4 curriculum.
  • Students, parents and school authorities have responsibilities for ensuring welcoming, caring, respectful and safe learning environments that respect diversity and nurture a sense of belonging and a positive sense of self.
  • Use myPass to order Alberta High School Transcripts and Diplomas, view Detailed Academic Reports (DARs) and more.
  • Learn about the teaching profession and how to become a certificated teacher in Alberta.

In focus

  • Photo of Premier Jason Kenney and his Cabinet.
    Cabinet ministers are in charge of specific government ministries and are responsible for policy matters and issues related to the day-to-day operation of government.
  • Photo of legislature
    Send a message to Premier Jason Kenney, invite him to attend an event, or request a congratulatory message or scroll.
  • Online Learning Guides

    The new guides will help students and their families assess the strengths of online and blended learning.

  • National Indigenous History Month

    June is National Indigenous History Month. Learn more about the histories, diversity and contributions of First Nations, Métis and Inuit people.

  • K to 12 Programs of study

    Programs of study includes information on what students learn and resources to support their learning.

Our responsibilities

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

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