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Education Week is an opportunity to celebrate the important role that public school education plays in building our society. Education Week was established more than 75 years ago to call attention to the importance of education and share with the public the good things happening in Alberta schools.
It provides an opportunity to advocate for public education and promote the important role that schools play in our community. It highlights the partnership between teachers, parents students and our community. It also celebrates the leadership and contribution that all staff and volunteers make in the school.
Today, more than ever, teachers and our schools are committed to creating an inspired future for every child. Education partners are working hard to ensure that students have optimal learning conditions.
To be lifelong learners, students must have ingenuity, creativity, critical thinking skills, and citizenship skills. Students need a broad range of learning experiences that go beyond the basic subjects of math, language arts, science and social studies. Schools, while preparing students for a diversity of possible futures, must also ensure students experience the joy of learning while at school.
Albertans are encouraged to join in the celebrations by going to their local school and attending special Education Week events or visiting their child’s classroom.