Ministry of Education

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

Key services

In Focus

  • 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.

  • 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

Featured News

  • Aug 29, 2019

    Alberta schools will soon have specific rules on how to use calming and seclusion rooms to safeguard the safety of all students and school staff.

  • Aug 22, 2019

    The Alberta government has appointed an independent panel to provide advice on the development of future curriculum.

  • Aug 19, 2019

    Work to modernize and strengthen the education system has taken another step forward with the release of supporting regulations for the Education Act.

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