Ministry of Education

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

Key services

  • It is important for educational practices to be flexible and responsive to student strengths, needs and learning preferences.
  • The first six years of a child's life are important to their development and future education.
  • We are committed to improving education outcomes and creating opportunities for First Nations, Métis and Inuit students in Alberta.
  • Learn more about Francophone education in Alberta.
  • We are delighted to launch our beta version of the new with the draft K-4 curriculum.
  • Information on Diploma Exams, Provincial Achievement Tests, Student Learning Assessments and educator involvement in provincial assessments.
  • Students, parents and schools have responsibilities for ensuring welcoming, caring, respectful and safe learning environments.
  • Student information includes your Detailed Academic Report, accessing MyPass, your unique Alberta Student Number, Transcripts and more.
  • Learn about the teaching profession and how to become a certificated teacher in Alberta.

In focus

  • School Nutrition Program

    Approximately 30,000 students will receive a daily nutritious meal in the 2018-19 school year through the program.

  • Minister’s Youth Council

    Students on the Minister's Youth Council provide their perspectives to the minister on educational issues. Meet them here!

  • Think Globally Art Contest

    K-12 students are invited to participate in this contest in celebration of International Education Week 2018.

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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