Alberta

More higher education in northeastern Alberta

News ReleaseMore higher education in northeastern Alberta Alberta’s targeted enrolment expansion program will add more than 400 new seats at Lakeland College, Keyano College and Portage College.   A key part of the recently announced Alberta at Work initiative, the targeted enrolment expansion program invests in new seats in high-demand programs. This investment helps the … Continue reading

Updated curriculum positions students for success; NDP education critic says UCP seems focused on ramming through curriculum that won’t help students prepare for higher learning, world of work or how to be engaged citizens
Alberta

Updated curriculum positions students for success; NDP education critic says UCP seems focused on ramming through curriculum that won’t help students prepare for higher learning, world of work or how to be engaged citizens

Updated curriculum positions students for success; NDP education critic says UCP seems focused on ramming through curriculum that won’t help students prepare for higher learning, world of work or how to be engaged citizens News Release Starting this fall, updated curriculum will move forward into classrooms to better prepare students for future success. Based on … Continue reading

Winter break extended for K-12 students; Alberta’s NDP glad return to classes being delayed
Alberta / covid 19

Winter break extended for K-12 students; Alberta’s NDP glad return to classes being delayed

News ReleaseWinter break extended for K-12 students To support a successful return to school and provide additional planning time, the kindergarten to Grade 12 winter break will be extended provincewide to January 10. The extended break will give school authorities time to gather additional data to assess staffing implications and the potential operational impacts of … Continue reading

UCP MLA BREAKS RANKS, BLASTS KENNEY CURRICULUM
Alberta

UCP MLA BREAKS RANKS, BLASTS KENNEY CURRICULUM

News Release UCP MLA BREAKS RANKS, BLASTS KENNEY CURRICULUM   EDMONTON – A UCP MLA has broken ranks with the Jason Kenney government and poured harsh criticism on his widely condemned curriculum.   Tracy Allard, MLA for Grande Prairie, wrote a six-page letter to Education Minister Adriana LaGrange today listing dozens of concerns, and then distributed the … Continue reading

Alberta

Bagong K-6 kurikulum: Pagbabago ng pagtuon sa mahahalagang kaalaman at kakayahan

Pabatid Balita Bagong K-6 kurikulum: Pagbabago ng pagtuon sa mahahalagang kaalaman at kakayahan Ang na-update na balangkas ng Alberta kurikulum para sa kindergarten hanggang Baitang 6 ay nagdudulot ng panibagong pagtuon sa karunungan sa pagbasa, numerisya, pagkamamamayan at praktikal na kakayahan, na nagbibigay sa mga mag-aaral ng isang matibay na batayan ng mahahalagang kaalaman para … Continue reading

Alberta

Making post-secondary education more inclusive

News Release Making post-secondary education more inclusive   The government is helping more people with disabilities reach their full potential by expanding inclusive education programming to two more Alberta institutions. Minister Sabir and Minister Phillips help celebrate increased funding for inclusive post-secondary education. The province is providing more than $575,000 to help Inclusion Alberta support … Continue reading

Consultations begin on possible School Act changes
Alberta

Consultations begin on possible School Act changes

News Release Consultations begin on possible School Act changes   The province has launched consultations with school boards and parents to discuss transportation, fees and other issues to help protect and improve education. Alberta Education kicked off the engagement sessions in Red Deer. The sessions are to discuss potential amendments to the School Act, legislation that has … Continue reading

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Calgary private school to stop operating June 30

News Release Calgary private school to stop operating June 30 The International School of Excellence in Calgary will not be approved to operate after the 2013-14 school year. Alberta Education informed the school’s board of directors of the decision on May 20 following an independent, third-party inquiry into the school’s governance and finances. “We will … Continue reading