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 2022-25

Education Ministry Annual Report 2020-21

Education Funding Model

Funding Manual for School Authorities 2022/23 School Year

 

Teacher discipline in Alberta

Student population statistics
School and authority enrolment data, including special education statistics by code.

 

 

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

Guide to Education   PDF             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.   DIGITAL VERSION

 

K to 12 Provincial Assessment

K to 12 provincial assessment - Diploma exams, Provincial Achievement Tests (PATs) students in grades 6 and 9, and Student Learning Assessments (SLAs) Grade 3 Students. (to help assure the public that students are meeting provincial standards).

Results for 2018/19 school year: Provincial Achievement Test (PAT) and Diploma Exam results