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Thursday, November 16, 2017
Bill 28 - School Act Amendments »
The School Amendment Act would pave the way for new professional standards for principals and superintendents, which would...
Monday, May 15, 2017
Have your say on Alberta's curriculum »
Albertans are being asked to provide feedback on what students will learn as part of the government’s second curriculum su...
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Alberta expands dual credit program for students »
Increased provincial funding will protect and improve education for students and provide them with more opportunities to j...
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Teachers and School Board Representatives reach tentative agreement »
The two parties have signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA), completing the first step of the updated collective bargainin...
Sunday, March 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Alberta government puts labour laws under review »
Alberta government puts labour laws under review Labour Minister Christina Grey, announced on March 13, 2017, that the...
Wednesday, November 23, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Public input strengthens municipal legislation »
  After consulting with thousands of Albertans, the province is amending the Modernized Municipal Government Ac...
Thursday, October 27, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Solar panels to be featured in Alberta’s new schools »
Solar panels to be featured in Alberta’s new schools As part of its Climate Leadership Plan, the Alberta Government...
Thursday, October 27, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Preparing industry professionals for the classroom »
Preparing industry professionals for the classroom The Bridge-to-Teacher Certification funding program helps ensure...
Thursday, October 27, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
STEP helps students become “Future Ready” »
STEP helps students become “Future Ready” Approximately 2,700 students gained valuable work experience at more than...
Thursday, October 27, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Public feedback will help shape municipal legislation »
Public feedback will help shape municipal legislation Feedback from thousands of Albertans on the Modernized Munic...
Tuesday, October 18, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Parents’ views on curriculum will help make kids Future Ready »
The Government of Alberta is launching a new series of initiatives known as “Future Ready” that will co-ordinate and impro...
Wednesday, June 15, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Alberta updating curriculum to better prepare students for future success »
Starting this September, Alberta Education will begin developing new curriculum and will be asking Albertans to provide in...
Friday, June 3, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Update on Education Legislation »
  Please note the following message from the Minister of Education regarding the Education Act   O...
Thursday, June 2, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Modernized Municipal Government Act »
Alberta moves to empower local governments, strengthen community collaboration The Modernized Municipal Gover...
Thursday, March 3, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Government enrolment funding supports students and additional teachers »
Government enrolment funding supports students and additional teachers The government’s commitment to fully funding e...
Wednesday, January 13, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Creating learning environments that respect diverse sexual orientations and gender identities »
Creating learning environments that respect diverse sexual orientations, gender identities and gender expressions Educa...
Wednesday, December 9, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Amendment to Bill 8 the Public Education Collective Bargaining Act »
Bill 8 amendment to enshrine school board participation in collective bargaining at all stages The Government of Alber...
Friday, November 27, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Public Education Collective Bargaining Act »
Government introduces improved teacher bargaining model Education Minister David Eggen has introduced Bill 8, the P...
Monday, November 2, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Education Budget »
Funding Supports under Budget 2015 Budget Overview In 2015-16, Education’s total budget is $8.9 billion. This includ...
Thursday, June 18, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bill 3 restores stability to Alberta’s education, health, services, and freezes tuition »
Bill 3 restores stability to Alberta’s education, health care and human services, and freezes tuition The new gover...
Wednesday, June 3, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Premier and her Cabinet are restoring education funding for the 2015-16 school year »
Helping secure a bright future for Alberta’s children The Premier and her Cabinet are restoring education funding for...
Monday, March 16, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Government amends the Municipal Government Act »
The Government of Alberta has tabled amendments to the Municipal Government Act (MGA) to better serve Alberta’s municipa...
Friday, February 6, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
MGA Review: What We Heard and next steps »
A message from Hon. Diana McQueen, Minister of Municipal Affairs, to outline next steps for the Municipal Government Act...
Sunday, December 14, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Regional Collaborative Service Delivery »
Regional Collaborative Service Delivery Enters Full Implementation September 2014 formally marked the beginning of the...
Wednesday, December 10, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Alberta Education Deputy Minister »
It is my pleasure to announce the appointment of Lorna Rosen to the position of Deputy Minister of Education, effective Ja...
Friday, December 5, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bill 10 paused for further consultation with Albertans »
Premier Jim Prentice issued the following statement today: “Ladies and Gentlemen, as you are aware I returned to the p...
Thursday, October 9, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Prentice Government advances the schools Alberta needs now »
The Prentice government announced Phase 3 of a consolidated advancement of education capital projects representing a 10-ye...
Wednesday, September 17, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Premier and Cabinet for Alberta »
Alberta’s 16th Premier, The Honourable Jim Prentice, Q.C., P.C. and his Cabinet were sworn-in at Government House in Edmon...
Saturday, September 13, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Raising school awareness of Automated External Defibrillators »
Raising school awareness of Automated External Defibrillators Automated External Defibrillators, or AEDs, automate the...
Saturday, September 13, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Learning Commons policy »
New Learning Commons policy Building upon what is already happening in many school authorities in Alberta, Alberta Educ...
Saturday, September 13, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Alberta Education conducts organizational realignment »
Alberta Education conducts organizational realignment Like all of you, we are looking forward to another school year. T...
Wednesday, August 27, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
What We Heard - the Municipal Government Act Consultations »
What we heard Alberta’s Municipal Government Act (MGA) defines the way municipalities operate, including the service...