Application for School Transport 2021/2022 Open

The Government, through the Ministry for Education and Employment currently provides Free Transportation to students in compulsory schooling and kindergarten, attending State, Church and Independent Schools. The Applications will remain open until the 15th of July 2021.

All school transport vehicles which will be used for the scheme are compliant and approved to carry school children by the National Competent Authority, Transport Malta.

Eligibility for State School Transport has been kept as in previous years as per below:

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Applications open for Nwar Family Literacy Programme

The National Literacy Agency would like to announce that the Nwar programme applications for next scholastic year 2021/22 are now open. There have been some modifications to the programme and the application process.

Nwar is an after-school, literacy intervention programme for students who are encountering literacy difficulties in Maltese and/or English. It supports the acquisition of phonological, alphabet, and phonic knowledge, and reading, spelling, writing and comprehension strategies. The Agency offers this programme to students who struggle in literacy. The sessions are held twice a week for a maximum of 4 Nwar semesters. Once the basic literacy level is reached, students are discontinued from the programme. The progress of the child is monitored on a regular basis. Regular attendance is required. Failure to attend regularly, with a maximum of 4 unauthorized missed sessions, will lead to the discontinuation of the service.

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Skola Sajf 2021 Applications Open for Registration

The Foundation for Educational Services would like to inform all parents/guardians that the application of Skolasajf 2021 is open till 2nd May 2021. Opening of Skolasajf will be subject to the advice and recommendations of the Public Health Authorities with regards to the COVID 19 pandemic situation.

FEE – €25 (Per Child) + Extra Hours @ 80c to the hour

Due to the current situation of COVID-19, we are not accepting immediate payment. You will be notified by email when you will be able to proceed with the payment. You may apply online through the link: https://services.fes.gov.mt/ In case of difficulty to apply online you can either visit a servizz.gov hub or visit this link
https://fes.gov.mt/en/Pages/Skolasajf/how_to_apply.aspx . You may find a video which will show you step by step how to set up a profile and apply for the service of Skolasajf.

Skolasajf for children from Year 1 and over will start on Monday 12th July 2021 Kinder 1 and Kinder 2 will start on Tuesday 13th July 202. Guided by the main theme ‘An I in every Winner’, children will be invited to spend their summer holidays on a journey to discover friendship, skills, and experiences. The service will run for eight weeks (12th July till 3rd September 2021) from Monday to Friday, with a core service from 08:30 till 12:30 hours. An extended service for working parents is also offered in selected centres, from 07:00 till 08:30 and 12:30 till 17:30 hours.

Application for Free Internet Service and Computers For Students in Need during School Closure

Intensive work is underway so that with the schools’ closure our students will not miss out on their learning. The Ministry for Education is giving its reassurance that the Ministry is looking at all the possible scenarios and challenges which can arise.

Preparatory work is underway to ensure all students will continue to receive quality education by means of high standards of digital platforms.  Aware of the fact that we may have students who do not have access to the internet or do not have a computer, the ministry will launch various initiatives including free internet and the provision of computers. We are referring to the period when our schools will be closed.

In addition to providing free internet service to cover the period that the schools will be closed, for those students who do not have a computer, laptop or tablet, the Ministry for Education will provide them with a computer to use during the period that the schools are closed until the 11th April, 2021. Further information can be obtained on 2598 1000 or by means of the link:

https://education.gov.mt/en/Pages/Application-Form-for-Assistance-During-Online-Learning.aspx

Applications for School Transport 2020/2021 – Renewals and New Applications

Screen Shot 2020-06-26 at 09.49.41Renewals – If your son/daughter was already using the Free State School Transport during the previous scholastic year (2019/2020) you do not need to fill in a new application for the upcoming scholastic year 2020/2021 but you should have received a personalised email from the address schooltransportapplications.mede@gov.mt with a link to renew your application. This email was sent on the email address you had given us last year in your application. Kindly check your Inbox and Spam/Junk mail folder and if you did you receive this email contact us on 2598 1888 or schooltransport@gov.mt.

First Time Applicants – If your son/daughter was not using the Free State School Transport during the previous scholastic year (2019/2020) you can access the online application through your e-ID username and password until 12th July here: CLICK HERE TO APPLY

For more information regarding Free State School Transport please go to this page: https://schooltransport.edu.mt/state/