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EDS 3207: Families, Communities and the Educational System 

Lecture and reading schedule - Professor Ronald G. Sultana’s input:

N.B. All material is in the public domain. 

[a] Parental involvement in education 

Lecture 8 - The concept of Parental Involvement 
Lecture 9 - Rationale underpinning Parental Involvement 
Lecture 10 - Towards a Partnership in Teaching and Learning 

Lecture slides available here

European Parents’ Association (n.d.) “Charter of Parents’ Rights”.
Department for Children, Schools and Families (2008) “The impact of parental involvement on children’s education”. Nottingham: DCSF.
Feyfant, A. & Rey, O. (2006) “Parents and schools”. Institut National de Recherche Pédagogique, No.22.

[b] Malta’s education system
Lecture 11 - The Maltese Educational System: historical overview
Lecture 12 - Education systems in comparison
Lecture 13 - Key features of Malta’s education system
Lecture 14 - Challenges for Malta’s education system

Lecture slides available here.


Detailed overview of Malta's education system available at the EURYDICE website:

Regular updates about initiatives, as well as links to policy papers, resources, etc available at the Ministry for Education and Employment website

Past papers available here
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