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Posted on Sep 02, 2020

Federal education funding for COVID-19

Alberta’s government will be distributing $262 million in federal funding to school authorities for COVID-19 related expenses.…

Posted on Aug 04, 2020

School health measures now include mandatory masks

As part of a number of new school safety measures to combat COVID-19, mask use for Grade 4 to 12 students, and all school staff,…

Posted on Jul 21, 2020

Students returning to school for 2020-21 school year

Students will return to learning in classrooms across Alberta at the beginning of the new school year. Schools will be ready…

Posted on Jun 10, 2020

Getting ready for 2020-21 school year

A comprehensive re-entry plan for the upcoming school year allows schools and parents to prepare for learning while putting student…

Parents provide input on school re-entry - ASCA Media Release Posted on May 31, 2020

Parents provide input on school re-entry - ASCA Media Release

Alberta School Councils’ Association received over 66,000 survey submissions As at-home learning continues for the remainder…

Posted on May 06, 2020

Update on student learning and school re-entry engagement

While teacher-directed at-home learning continues for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year, the province is engaging the…

Posted on Mar 20, 2020

Continuing student learning

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

Moving forward with modernizing student learning Posted on Jan 29, 2020

Moving forward with modernizing student learning

An advisory panel appointed by government has provided recommendations for curriculum and drafted a new vision for student learning…

Building schools for the future Posted on Nov 01, 2019

Building schools for the future

Following through on its commitment to continue building new schools, the province has announced 25 new school projects. The…

New panel to advise on curriculum Posted on Aug 22, 2019

New panel to advise on curriculum

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

Modernizing Alberta’s education system Posted on Jun 05, 2019

Modernizing Alberta’s education system

If passed, Bill 8, the Education Amendment Act, 2019 would modernize Alberta’s education system and improve student success.…

Premier Kenney appoints strong team ready to lead Posted on Apr 30, 2019

Premier Kenney appoints strong team ready to lead

Alberta’s 18th Premier, Jason Kenney, and his cabinet were sworn in at Government House in Edmonton on April 30. “Albertans…

Students to benefit from new K-4 curriculum Posted on Dec 14, 2018

Students to benefit from new K-4 curriculum

Alberta Education and the Alberta Teachers’ Association have approved the kindergarten to Grade 4 curriculum for field-testing…

Thousands head back to class in new schools Posted on Sep 05, 2018

Thousands head back to class in new schools

As part of the Government of Alberta’s largest infrastructure build in the province’s history, nearly 32,000 students will…

Education improvements in 2017-18: Minister Eggen Posted on Jun 29, 2018

Education improvements in 2017-18: Minister Eggen

With the K-12 school year coming to an end, Education Minister David Eggen issued the following statement highlighting several…

Continued funding means hundreds of new teachers Posted on May 24, 2018

Continued funding means hundreds of new teachers

The Classroom Improvement Fund is continuing for the upcoming school year, helping to hire hundreds of teachers and support staff…