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Education System in Malta

In Malta, schooling is compulsory for all children and young people between the ages of five and sixteen as defined in Chapter 327 of the Maltese Laws, the Education Act and subsequent amendments. Compulsory schooling comprises six years of primary school, followed by five years of primary school. Secondary education. It is offered full-time and free in all public schools, but parents can choose to teach their children in church or in independent schools. Classes in church schools are also free, while parents of children attending free sector schools enjoy a number of All schools are required by law to adhere to the principles of the National Curriculum and to comply with all regulations listed in the Education Act. At the end of compulsory schooling, students can continue their education and training in post-secondary and tertiary educational institutions. Successive administrations have promoted early childhood care for children from birth to 3 years of age. In early childhood care, the children move to kindergarten, which is offered to children between the ages of two, nine months and five years. Although not compulsory, parents are encouraged to send their children to such centers.To this end, a national policy, entitled Early Childhood Education and Care, was published in 2006, which provides guidelines on funding, participation, access, transition, staff skills, learning programs, monitoring, evaluation and research on education and child care. In 2013 the government announced the introduction of free childcare for working or studying parents. In addition, a measure introduced in 2014 made it possible for parents whose children are attending private kindergartens to deduct up to 2,000 euros annually.

Pre-primary education (ISCED 0) 

Primary Education (ISCED Level 1) 

Secondary Education (ISCED Levels 2 and 3) 

Post-secondary General Education (ISCED Level 3)

Post-secondary Vocational Education and Training

Tertiary Education and Postgraduate Education 

Higher education in Malta is mainly taught by the University of Malta, an autonomous and autonomous body fully funded by the government. The structure of the university has been revised in accordance with the framework of the Bologna Process, which envisaged the establishment of Space European Higher Education by 2010. The governing bodies of the university are the Council and the Senate. In order to be admitted to the university, candidates must be in possession of two main subjects (certificate of enrollment) and four other intermediate subjects, which include knowledge systems. They also need proof of secondary school leaving certificate in 5th grade or higher in Maltese, English and mathematics. A non-Maltese candidate can offer their own language instead of Maltese. One-day Bachelor courses are free and registered full-time students receive a maintenance allowance for the purchase of course materials. There are fees for part-time, evening classes, Masters, and other post-graduate programs. The university currently houses fourteen faculties, eighteen institutes, and thirteen centers. The University of Malta also has three schools (namely the Doctoral School, the Basic Studies School and the Performing Arts School).The campus houses the IMO International Maritime Law Institute (IMLI), an internationally recognized center for the training of specialists in international maritime law, which offers suitably qualified candidates, especially from developing countries, top-class institutions for further education. , Study and research in international maritime law. Tertiary education is also offered by the recently established American University of Malta and a number of private study centers that offer distance learning tertiary and / or higher education programs in collaboration with overseas universities. , the government has promoted the introduction of postgraduate and tertiary education at home and abroad through various scholarship programs.

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