The Policy on the Use of Social Media in the Public Service which was issued in terms of OPM Circular 21/2015 has been revised and may be accessed from the following link.
The aim of the policy is to provide guidance on the proper use of social media by individuals,
both for official purposes and for personal use, whilst ensuring that such communication does not degrade, degenerate or in any way jeopardize the reputation of the Public Service. The policy is applicable to Public Officers or any other Public Employee or person on a position of trust performing Public Service duties; persons forming part of Boards and/or Committees addressing Public Service exigencies, working on a full-time/part-time, temporary/back-to-back, or on an apprenticeship basis, including student workers; as well as any individual who is authorized in writing by the Permanent Secretary or Head responsible at Law, as applicable, to engage in social media for official use
National Standards for Early Childhood Education and Care Services (0-3 years)
The Ministry for Education (MFED) considers the Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC), as the most important time in the life of children, a period which directly impacts on how a child approaches future learning and social-emotional challenges. MFED has signalled ECEC as one of the priorities and drivers in its ongoing efforts to achieve the targets of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). After a thorough consultation with all major stakeholders, the Ministry has launched the new national standards, Early Childhood Education and Care Services (0-3 Years) in October 2021. These standards are intended to apply equally to childcare ECEC services operating both in the public and private sectors.
Early Childhood Education and Care (0-7) National Policy Framework for Malta and Gozo
In October 2021, the Ministry for Education (MFED) published the Early Childhood Education and Care (0-7) National Policy Framework for Malta and Gozo. This document identifies five primary goals in achieving the national vision in Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) where the focus is for young children’s development to be maximised.
You may view the policy documents by clicking on the following link:
The National Standards for Early Childhood and Care Policy is launched – The Office of the Permanent Secetary (newsbreak.edu.mt)