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Ministry for Education and Employment

The Department for Education and Employment is responsible for education and children’s services in the Maltese Islands. The aim is to achieve a highly educated society and a skilled workforce in which opportunity is equal for children and young people, no matter what their background or family circumstances.

The areas of responsibility within the portfolio of MEDE include:

  • Childcare and Early Education
  • Compulsory Education
  • Higher Education (including MCAST)
  • Life-long Learning
  • Examinations
  • National Libraries
  • Public Libraries
  • National Archives
  • Employment and Training
  • Research and Innovation
  • Science and Technology Policy
  • Youth
  • Sport and Sport Complexes

Different sectors are assigned to a number of officially appointed bodies listed below:

  • Aġenzija Żgħażagħ
  • Council for the Teaching Profession (CTP)
  • Employment and Training Corporation (ETC)
  • English as a Foreign Language Monitoring Board (EFL MB)
  • European Union Programmes Agency (EUPA)
  • Examinations
  • Foundation for Educational Services (FES)
  • Foundation for Tomorrow’s Schools (FTS)
  • Kunsill Malti għall-iSport (KMS)
  • Malta Libraries
  • Malta College for Arts, Science and Technology (MCAST)
  • Malta Council for Science and Technology (MCST)
  • National Archives
  • National Commission for Further and Higher Education (NCFHE)
  • National Employment Authority (NEA)
  • Students Maintenance Grants
  • University of Malta