The Education Ministry

Alberta Education

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

Education Ministry Business Plan 2020-23

Education Ministry Annual Report 2019-20

Education Funding Model


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

Guide to Education                Guide de l’éducation: Préscolaire à la 12ᵉ année 

A single, convenient reference with key information and requirements to operate and deliver ECS to 12 education in Alberta.


K to 12 Provincial Assessment