University of Malta

Fred Bezzina Bio
UOM Main Page
Campus Map button

Fred Bezzina Bio

Fred was educated at the Lyceum in Hamrun, the Malta College of Education, where he obtained a teacher’s certificate and read Maltese and Economic at the University of Malta> Later he later obtained also a Diploma in Educational Administration and Management from the same University. Between 1974-87 he taught in various state schools. In 1987, he, together with Dr Lawrence Gonzi, set up the Kummissjoni Nazzjonali Persuni b’Diżabilità (National Commission Persons with Disability) (KNPD) and assumed the role of its Executive Director till 2010. For three years he also assumed the role of administrator of Id-Dar tal-Providenza in Siggiewi. Over the last thirty years he has been involved in various disability organisations in Malta and Gozo. Fred was actively involved in promoting disability issues on the media and has written or edited various publications on the subject. He also was a member of several high-level committees and boards. Fred is married and the father of four adults, the eldest being a Deaf adult.

Last Updated: 11 April 2018

Log In back to UoM Homepage