Country name: Malta
Please estimate the number of children in school (age 3-19) in your country:
Please estimate the number of school drop-outs in your country in the school year 2019/2020:
Please estimate the average number of school drop-outs per year in the 5 school years previous to school year 2019/2020?
Did National exams or evaluation methods take place in academic year 2019/2020? And if so, for which levels?
Only some (please name) – SEC (MQF Level 3) and MATSEC (MQF level 4)
If national exams or evaluation methods did not take place, what is the replacement solution?
Ongoing assessments, modification of curricula for more support during the following year.
If schools resumed before the summer of 2020, were any particular year groups or other groups identified to have more contact, if so which?
When school resumed in the Autumn of 2020, were any particular year groups or other groups identified to have more contact, if so which?
No. All were encouraged to attend school as much as possible.
Access to education
What were the primary modes of learning implemented during the Covid-19 School closures?
- Pick-up/Send paper materials
Were the above measures put into place at a policy (national or regional level) or by schools and teachers?
- Policy (national or regional) level
Please estimate Number or percentage of children in school (age 3-19) with access to:
- high-speed internet – N/A
- basic internet – 81%
- TV – 95%
- Radio – N/A
- Computer, tablet or smart phone they could use during the day – 81%
What translation/interpretation resources/services are/were made available online for students and families from regional or national level?
The Community Liaison Team (CLW) within the Migrant Learners’ Unit (MLU), the MLU facebook
What special or exceptional learning need supports are/were made available online for students and families from regional or national level?
CLW Team, MLU facebook, psychosocial teams within the colleges, counseling and guidance.