More than 2000 international students attend schools in Alberta each year. Arriving from over 70 different countries, these students attend classes alongside local Alberta Students. There are approximately 672,000 Kindergarten - Grade 12 students in Alberta.
- In-school support networks for international students, such as orientations international clubs
- Carefully chosen home-stays
One of Alberta government’s top priorities is providing Alberta’s students with a high quality education
- Education funding is the second highest expenditure, after health, and is seen as an investment, not cost
- Alberta students consistently score well on international tests such as:
- Alberta’s High School diploma is recognized around the world
- Standardized Curriculum
- Highly qualified, government-certified teachers
- Modern schools and technology
Success for International Students in Alberta:
- English as a Second Language (ESL) programming is available for all international students who need it.
- Individualized learning experiences and plans
- Teachers and other school staff available for help
- Schools in Alberta are well equipped for academic achievement
- Schools in Alberta offer a wide variety of activities
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