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MCAST Strategic Plan 2022-2027 – Overview for Consultation

OPEN CONSULTATION  

  
 
From: Ministry for Education
(Malta College for Arts, Science and Technology)​
​Published: 20 May 2020
Running till: 18 June 2020
​Last Updated: 20 May 2020


1.        Background

In January 2021, MCAST kicked off a consultation process to take stock, review and chart its strategic direction for the six years ahead.  The process, split into two phases, is reaching out to internal stakeholders (management, staff and students) and to external stakeholders (including employers, sectoral stakeholders, unions, social partners, policy makers and the general public). This process will culminate in the launch of the College strategic direction in quarter 4 of 2021. 

The evolution of the College has been characterized by a constant drive to provide an opportunity for students to obtain professional and vocational education and training, allow them to possess a myriad of skills that are relevant for industry through its full-time courses and part-time courses.  With the next cycle of development approaching, the administration at the College, has an opportunity to revisit the positive developments and challenging aspects as a result of the reforms implemented at the College.



2.        Consultation Questions

  1. Do you think that the draft Strategic Plan is comprehensive enough?
  2. Are there any other aspects which are crucial for MCAST to work on in the next 6 years?
  3. What other developments would you expect to see in Malta’s provision of vocational and professional education and training to secure a better trained labour force?
  4. What financial instruments could complement this Strategy for a sustainable provision of vocational education and training in Malta?
  5. How can MCAST move better towards becoming a Community College?

4.        Submission of input
 
Submissions must be sent in through the following channels:
By completing a 5-minute anonymous survey accessible through:  
By post:     Director, Strategy Implementation,
                 Office of the Principal and the CEO,
                 Corradino Hill,
                 ​Paola

Submissions must be received by 18 June 2021.
We thank you in advance for your input.
Please be informed that submissions will be published on the webpage of this consultation at the end of the scoping phase. The lead Ministry has sole discretion upon the publication of comments.
Received contributions, together with the identity of the contributor, will be published on the Internet, unless the contributor objects to the publication of his/her personal data on the grounds that such publication would harm his/her legitimate interests. In this case the contribution may be published in anonymous form. Otherwise the contribution will not be published nor will, in principle, its content be taken into account.  Any objections concerning the publication of personal data should be sent to the service responsible for the consultation on the following email address: onlineconsultations@gov.mt.
Comments cannot exceed 10,000 characters. If you think your submission will exceed this limit please make use of the email address published on this consultation page.   

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In addition, please be aware of:
 
·         Disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act (Chapter 496)
As we are a public authority all documents we hold, including documents related to this public consultation process, may be released following a request to us under the Freedom of Information Act (Chap. 496), unless such request may be subject of an exemption arising from the same Act.

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