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    Minister Adriana LaGrange

    Adriana LaGrange was appointed as minister of Education on April 30, 2019.

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Accomplishments

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Introduced a new education funding model, delivering a more efficient and sustainable funding model for K to 12 education, beginning in the 2020-21 school year.

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Proclaimed the Education Act, providing a strong foundation that will serve as a blueprint for the education system for years to come.

Broadened consultations on the curriculum review to include a wider range of perspectives from parents, teachers, and subject matter experts.

Investing in schools. Total Capital Plan investment is now $1.5 billion over the next 3 years to support new schools and modernization projects underway across the province.

Key information

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

In focus

Gathered input on the draft ministerial order on student learning to help shape the direction of education.
Maintains budgets at record levels for health and education, and focuses on getting Alberta back to work.

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.

Diploma exam and Provincial Achievement Test results

The 2018/19 Provincial Achievement Test and diploma exam results are now available.

Latest news

  • Mar 28, 2020

    With in-school classes cancelled indefinitely, funding for K-12 education is being temporarily adjusted to reflect the cost of at-home learning by students during the COVID-19 pandemic. This funding will be restored when in-person classes resume.

  • Mar 20, 2020

    New guidelines are in place to direct how students will learn while in-school classes are cancelled due to the provincial health emergency.

  • Feb 18, 2020

    A new way to fund Alberta’s K-12 education system will drive more dollars to the classroom where they can deliver the best outcomes for students.

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