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A National Literacy Strategy for All in Malta and Gozo (2021-2030)


From: Ministry for Education
The National Literacy Agency)​
​Published: ​28 June 2021
Running till: ​15 September 2021
​Last Updated: ​16 September 2021
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1.        Background

Literacy is a human right, essential for survival and social change.
Literacy is not simply learned in school through specific reading and writing instruction, but is first developed at home and in the communities when children acquire and develop language. To ensure that literacy becomes an integral feature in society, A National Literacy Strategy for All in Malta and Gozo (2021-2030) is built on the following 4 pillars: Literacy in the Community, Literacy in Education, Literacy Resources and Professional Development and Reserach. These four interdependent pillars provide the foundations for literacy provision for all in Malta and Gozo. The successful implementation of the National Literacy Strategy for All (2021–2030) relies heavily on the active engagement of everyone. All stakeholders are invited to engage in a constructive dialogue on the challenges and opportunities, and a plan of action to ensure that all children, youths and adults achieve their full potential in literacy. 

2.        Consultation Questions
  • Provide feedback on the 4 pillars of the strategy. Do you propose any changes to the strategic pillars?
  • Do the strategic objectives and actions reflect your needs as an individual or of the entity you represent?

4.        Submission of input
Submissions were sent in through the following channels:
By post:      The National Literacy Agency, 
                  The National Curriculum Centre, 
                  Joseph Abela Scolaro Street, 
                  Hamrun, HMR1304

Submissions were received by 15 September 2021.                               
We thank you for your input.
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