International education

Programs and initiatives that promote global awareness among Alberta’s K to 12 students and educators.


International education includes all programs and activities that help prepare students and educators to:

  • learn about the international community
  • gain intercultural knowledge and global competencies
  • communicate better with other cultures

International education programs list the benefits of these programs and special events.

Alberta’s international partnerships are agreements that encourage visiting teachers, school partnerships and mobility programs for students and educators.

International language advisors are on staff in Alberta education, and 9 international languages are part of the provincial programs of study. And explore how you can work and study abroad with the student and educator exchange programs.