Ministry of Education

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

Key services

In Focus

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    Find out more about what students learn in Alberta's K to 12 education system and get 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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