The Politics of Education in Alberta

Watch video interviews with PC Leadership candidate Thomas Lukaszuk and the Opposition Education Critics

Editorial: This is the year for political engagement

The Greek philosopher Pericles said, “Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn’t mean politics won’t take an interest in you.”

Wormologists Help School Go Green

Read this and other Summer Series articles on education and the valuable work of Alberta's teachers.

ATA Response Provides Way Forward for Teacher Excellence

Despite having serious concerns about Education Minister Jeff Johnson’s Task Force for Teaching Excellence, the Alberta Teachers’ Association has submitted and simultaneously released a response to the report’s recommendations.

Long hours biggest factor in teaching conditions study

Association research study, Reflections on Teaching: Teacher Efficacy and the Professional Capital of Alberta Teachers.

Members Update: Minister Overturns Discipline Decisions

This update is intended to make teachers aware of the Association’s position on a number of the issues being discussed publicly.

Updated 2012–16 Collective Agreements

The collective bargaining process ended in March 2014; however, final collective agreements are just now being written, proofread and signed. Updated collective agreements will be posted here as they become finalized.

How many hours a week do you spend on school-related activities?

Say yes when asked to participate in workload study

A Message to Members from ATA President Mark Ramsankar

The content of the report, as well as the words and actions of the minister himself, make it clear that this report is not about supporting teacher excellence.