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Information for Students
Information on school choices, planning an educational path, learning resources, tips on good study habits, accessing your student number, transcripts and much more.
- Key Players in our Education Community
Many key players contribute to the excellence of Alberta's Kindergarten to Grade 12 learning system, including school boards, school councils and teachers.
- School Choices & Education Institutions
Alberta's education system offers many choices in the types of school programs at the Kindergarten to Grade 12 level and many options for further education through apprenticeship and industry training.
- What Students Are Learning—Curriculum
Information on core curriculum, how curriculum is developed, diploma requirements and more.
- Learning Resources
Alberta Education offers a number of educational resources that fit the provincial curriculum to enhance learning in the classroom and at home.
- Homework & Studying Helpful Hints
Helpful advice on establishing good study habits, balancing school and other priorities, preparing for high school, and more.
- Student Achievement & Testing
Find out how achievement tests and diploma exams strengthen the excellence of Alberta's education system and benefit students.
- Alberta Student Number
Applying for your transcript, completing a student loan application, or registering with a post-secondary institution? You need your Alberta Student number (ASN). You can now look up your ASN or request one via our online service.
Find out the release date for the results of diploma examinations, request transcripts or statements of courses and marks electronically.
- Planning Educational and Career Paths
Tips and information and choosing different learning opportunities and career directions.
- Education Week
Mark your calendars for next spring's Education Week, which is set for April 27 – May 3, 2008, and consider ideas on how you can celebrate this special week.
Trades people are trained and certified in Alberta through the province's apprenticeship and industry training system. Find out more about this world-renowned industry-driven system and great career opportunities.
- Aboriginal Studies and Initiatives
Information on new textbooks and a data collection initiative.
- Student Exchange Programs
Alberta students have the opportunity to participate in educational exchanges with students in Germany, Japan, Mexico, Spain, as well as Quebec