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Resources

There are many useful links for parents to access information on a wide range of topics that they can use to address their child's learning in school.

 

Alberta Education

Alberta Education Homepage: https://education.alberta.ca/

Inspiring Education is an educational initiative aimed at addressing the learning needs of the 21st century learner in Alberta.

Alberta Education Current Initiatives: http://education.alberta.ca/department/ipr.aspx

Alberta Education-Inspiring Education: This link provides an overview of the Inspiring Education conversation: https://inspiring.education.alberta.ca/

Alberta Education Parent Resource Page: http://education.alberta.ca/parents/resources.aspx

High School Graduation Information Homepage

http://education.alberta.ca/students/grad/

Career Planning Resources:

http://education.alberta.ca/students/planning/

Alberta Education Publications: http://education.alberta.ca/department/publications.aspx

The School Act and Review Information: http://education.alberta.ca/department/policy/schoolactreview/

Guide to Education- this publication is updated annually and is the “operating manual” for education in Alberta. It contains the regulations that govern education under the School Act/Education Act:

http://education.alberta.ca/admin/resources/guidetoed/

High School Transcripts Information and Ordering: http://www.education.alberta.ca/students/transcripts.aspx

High School Graduation Requirements and Other Information: http://www.education.alberta.ca/students/grad.aspx

Alberta Safe and Caring Schools Tools and Resources: https://education.alberta.ca/teachers/safeschools/

Early Childhood Services (ECS): http://education.alberta.ca/parents/ecs/

Provincial Assessments (Student Learner Assessments-SLA's; Provincial Achievement Tests- PAT's and Diploma Examinations)

Diploma Exam Weighting Change: As of September 2015, the weighting of the diploma examination will shift from 50% classroom mark and 50% diploma examination mark to 70% classroom mark and 30% diploma examination mark. Here is a link to FAQ’s on the Diploma Weighting:

http://education.alberta.ca/media/14442388/q-a-dip-weighting-english_20150318.pdf

Parent Information on Provincial Achievement Exams (PAT’s) and Diploma Exams:

http://education.alberta.ca/parents/resources/exams/

Parent Information on Provincial Achievement Exams (PAT’s) and Diploma Exams (French):

http://education.alberta.ca/parents/resources/exams/french/

Information on Student Learning Assessments (SLA’s)- these are replacing the PAT’s over the next two to three years. Grade 3 Sla’s will be mandatory this fall, grade 6 SLA’s are scheduled for fall 2016.

http://www.education.alberta.ca/admin/testing/student-learning-assessments.aspx