Ministry News & Initiatives

Here you will find news, updates and information from the Alberta Education Ministry.

The Alberta Education Business Plan 2018 - 2021 outlines the department’s priorities over the coming years.

To deliver an inclusive, student-centred education system, the outcomes for the coming year are:

  1. Alberta's students are successful;
  2. Alberta's education system supports First Nations, Métis and Inuit student success;
  3. Alberta’s education system respects diversity and promotes inclusion;
  4. Alberta has excellent teachers, and school and school authority leaders; and
  5. Alberta’s education system is well governed and managed.

What are School Councils? School councils work to support parental involvement in the school community and enhance student learning

Inclusive Education and the Principles of Inclusion

Student Transportation


Curriculum Development

Standards for the Teaching Profession

Funding Manual for K-12

Education for Reconciliation

High School Completion Strategic Framework

Regional Collaborative Service Delivery

Building Schools

School Fees

Updates on Math Curriculum


Provincial Achievement Tests (PATs)

Diploma Exams

Student Learning Assessment


Guide to Education

The Guide to Education: ECS to Grade 12


Department Newsletter -In the Loop

Stakeholder Satisfaction with Education in Alberta


Alberta Education Business Plan

Budget 2018

Ministry of Education Annual Report

Annual Report 2016-2017