Minister responds to SLA concerns

In the past few weeks, teachers have expressed mounting concerns with respect to the pilot administration of the Student Learning Assessments (SLAs).

Editorial: Students with special needs not getting what they need

I was, in 1997, among one of the first cohorts of students to enter a redesigned bachelor of education program at the University of Alberta.

School principals under great stress

National study highlights challenges faced by school leaders.

Province has lost its way on inclusive education, report finds

“Hit and miss” implementation has stifled improvement

ATA calls on minister to address Student Learning Assessment concerns

The pilot of the Grade 3 Student Learning Assessment (SLA) program slated for later this month has raised considerable concerns for teachers across the province.

ATA President Says New Minister of Education Has Work to Do

ATA President Mark Ramsankar is looking forward to meeting soon with Gordon Dirks, new minister of education in Premier Jim Prentice’s cabinet.

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.