A progressive province that boasts an abundance of opportunity, Alberta, Canada is also home to some of the best-educated people in North America.
In 2008, 62% of the labour force, aged 25 years and older, held a post-secondary education certificate, diploma or degree. That achievement is largely due to the high quality of education available from preschool to high school.
Alberta is recognized internationally for its excellent K–12 (kindergarten through high school) education system. Alberta public schools follow the curriculum set out by Alberta Education and all teachers are licensed by the government. Our public High School graduates are eligible for entry into Universities in Canada and around the world.
While the majority of Albertans attend the public school system, there are a wide range of schools, programs and extracurricular activities to choose from. For schools, parents and students can choose from:
- Charter or private schools
Some of these options are tuition-based, while public education is free for children and young people under the age of 20 who are enrolled in Grades 1 to 12.
In the public school system, a multitude of program and curriculum choices are available:
- Early years
- Special needs
- First Nations, Metis and Inuit
- Language and Culture programs
- Home school
- Online/virtual school
- Outreach and alternative programs
Additional program options based on teaching philosophy are available as well. These programs use a different approach to teaching the curriculum. Programs may feature a specific academic focus, subject matter, learning style or classroom setting.
Are you looking for an extraordinary lifestyle for you and your family, incredible views and fresh air to breathe?
With great practice and career opportunities, Alberta, Canada offers healthcare practitioners this plus much more.
Located in the heart of the Canadian prairies, the western province of Alberta boasts the strongest economy in Canada. Alberta has a population of over four million people (2014) and features welcoming and inclusive communities, world class educational and health facilities, and all year-round cultural and recreational activities to be enjoyed in four distinct seasons. The iconic Canadian Rockies help to define Alberta as the settlement destination of choice for professionals and families alike.
To view available practice opportunities throughout Alberta, please visit the Alberta’s provincial recruitment website: www.APLJobs.ca. Create your free profile and apply for jobs in Alberta, Canada today!
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