Curriculum is outlined in provincial Programs of Study, which identify what students are expected to learn and do in all subjects and grades from kindergarten to Grade 12. You can find the current Programs of Study here.
Inspiring Education from Alberta Education
In 2009, Albertans gathered to share their dreams and aspirations for K-12 education. The result was a framework document called Inspiring Education that outlines the direction and long-term goals for education in Alberta.
Provincial Achievement Tests
Student Learning Assessments
In October 2014, Grade 3 students participated in the new student learning assessments (SLAs) piloted by Alberta Education. Provincial Achievement Tests are being phased out. For information on the reporting of Grade 3 SLA results, please contact your child's school.
Provincial Diploma Examination
Parent Guides to Alberta Provincial Testing
Guides and supplementary documents are available online on Alberta Education’s web site. Please visit the following link to obtain a copy of the Grade 6 and 9 Provincial Achievement Tests guides and information about the Grade 12 Diploma Examinations.