ERIC Number: ED417012
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
First Things First...Our Children: Agenda for Opportunity.
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton.
This report details the action plan of Alberta, Canada to build on recent progress in restructuring and refocusing the province's educational system. The report describes the most common concerns of Albertans regarding the school system, especially related to keeping students in school, meeting special needs of students, and developing a highly skilled workforce. The report outlines the actions to be taken and the results expected in 12 key educational areas: (1) every child can read well; (2) improved support in the classroom; (3) special needs children are supported; (4) learning our language; (5) setting the pace...high standards and positive results; (6) putting programs together for our children, focusing on increasing accessibility; (7) technology provides tools for learning; (8) we work together for success; (9) getting our children to school; (10) a growing Alberta means more children in school; (11) provide solid financial support for the classroom; and (12) improving schools and classrooms. The report concludes with budgetary information. (KB)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Educational Change, Educational Cooperation, Educational Improvement, Educational Needs, Educational Planning, Educational Quality, Educational Supply, Elementary Secondary Education, English Instruction, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Special Needs Students, Student Transportation
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton.
Identifiers - Location: Canada