As an annual check-up on the education system, the Accountability Pillar provides an opportunity for Alberta Education and school authorities to ensure that we are equipping students for success.
The Accountability Pillar uses a set of 16 indicators. Data on these indicators consist of surveys of students, parents, and teachers on various aspects of education quality, student outcomes such as dropout and high school completion rates, and provincial assessments of student learning.
From January to the end of February, Alberta Education will be conducting the annual Accountability Pillar Survey. In January, the parents of our grade 4 and 7 students will receive a survey from Alberta Education. In February the students in grades 4 and 7 and all of the teachers will be completing their surveys online at school.
All surveys are anonymous and ask questions about experiences with your school. In addition to English and French, the parent survey is available in Cree, Blackfoot, Dene, Tagalog, Spanish Chinese, Punjabi, Arabic, and Urdu.
Your participation in the survey helps provide important information on the quality of education your child is receiving, so we encourage you to return your survey promptly.
Survey results will be available to school authorities in May and will be reported publicly as part of their 3-Year Education Plans and Annual Education Results Reports.
We thank you for providing us with feedback so we can continue to support our students.