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

  • Online Learning Guides

    The new guides will help students and their families assess the strengths of online and blended learning.

  • Black History Month

    Every February, Albertans are invited to participate in Black History Month festivities and events to honour this legacy, past and present.

  • 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

  • Feb 13, 2019

    Education Minister David Eggen visited students who will be among the first to attend the future Dr. Anne Anderson School in southwest Edmonton.

  • Feb 12, 2019

    Education Minister David Eggen has released guidelines with information and resources to support students with Type 1 diabetes while they are in school.

  • Feb 07, 2019

    At a roundtable with community leaders, Premier Rachel Notley announced the government will expand learning opportunities for students by developing a Filipino language and culture curriculum.

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