Tag: Education Ministry

Malta Qualifications Database launched

The Malta Qualifications Database has been launched by the National Commission for Further and Higher Education on Wednesday, featuring detailed information on qualifications and awards in Malta.

Virtual classes only available for vulnerable primary students, UPE lambasts discrimination

In a statement on Thursday, the union welcomed the virtual school for children who are vulnerable or who have vulnerable family members residing with them. However, the union noted that virtual learning is a discriminatory practice against those parents who have opted to keep their children at home despite not having a vulnerable status to show.

PN accuses government of unpreparedness ahead of reopening of schools

On Wednesday, Partit Nazzjonalista accused the Education Ministry of being unprepared for the safe reopening of schools amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Lunches still being distributed to children under Scheme 9

After closing the schools, the Government and the Ministry made the necessary arrangments so that the lunches remain delivered on a daily basis to the children that need them. Arrangements have been made to also cater for the children in need who attend Church schools.

School resources are being printed for those without internet or computer...

The Ministry however did not provide the number of students attending state schools that lack access to a computer and have internet connection at home.

544 bullying cases between students; 43 reports of bullying of educators

544 cases of bullying between students were filed during the previous scholastic year, while a total of 43 reports were filed by...

12 “temporary classrooms” in St Paul’s Bay for the last 4...

Education Minister Evarist Bartolo said that the 12 "temporary classrooms" in St Paul's Bay Primary School have been used for the last four years,...

Two teachers injured; fight breaks out in Pembroke school

A fight leading to two teachers being injured broke out at a secondary school in Pembroke. A Police Spokesperson confirmed that the incident happened...

Video removed; Education Ministry took steps

A statement by the Education Ministry published shortly after the publication of a video of a student using obscene language in class confirmed that...

Fund for lunches and uniforms for students in need extended

Education Ministry Evarist Bartolo said that funds allocated for free daily lunches and uniforms which kicked off last scholastic year, has been extended into...