Consultation document launched on the Education Act reform
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The Ministry for Education and Employment has launched the consultation document on the Education Act reform. During a press conference this morning, Minister Evarist Bartolo said that the reforms to the Education Act will help build a stronger education sector.
Following the feedback from the consultation stage, which will last until March 31st, the Ministry will be looking to draft legislation based on this feedback.
Minister Bartolo said that the “Government is committed to build on the successes of the past to further strengthen education in Malta and Gozo.”
He added that education is fundamental for the country’s economic and social development and for retaining a competitive edge in a world economy.
The purpose of the consultation is to seek ideas and encourage feedback on the way forward, and discuss possible reforms on all issues currently regulated by the Education Act and related matters, the Minister said.
The consultation document is available for download here.