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Legal Notice 409 of 2013 – Malta Government Gazette 19,172 – 26 November 2013
 

EDUCATION ACT (CAP. 327)
Bye-Laws of 2013 in terms of theGeneral Regulations for University Undergraduate Awards, 2004 for the Certificate in the Teaching of Primary School Learning Areas under the auspices of the Faculty of Education


IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred upon him by articles 74 (5) and 75 (6) of the Education Act (Cap. 327), the Chancellor of the University of Malta has promulgated the following bye-laws made by the Board of the Faculty of Education in virtue of the powers conferred upon it by article 81 (1)(c) of the said Act and which have been approved by the Senate of the University of Malta as required by article 81 (2) of the said Act:

Citation and Interpretation

1. (1) These bye-laws may be cited as the Bye-Laws of 2013 in terms of the General Regulations for University Undergraduate Awards, 2004 for the Certificate in the Teaching of Primary School Learning Areas under the auspices of the Faculty of Education.

(2) In these bye-laws, unless the context otherwise requires –

“the Board” means the Board of the Faculty of Education;

“the Certificate” means the Certificate in the Teaching of Primary School Learning Areas;

“the Course” means the programme of study leading to the Certificate in the Teaching of Primary School Learning Areas; and

“the Principal Regulations” means the General Regulations for University

Undergraduate Awards, 2004.

Applicability

2. These bye-laws shall be applicable for courses commencing in October 2013 or later.

Requirements for Admission

3.To be registered as regular students in the Course, applicants must be:

(a)in possession of either the degree of Bachelor of Education (Honours) with Secondary Education as their area of specialisation, or any first cycle degree together with a Postgraduate Certificate in Education; and

(b)currently employed as supply teachers in primary schools.

Course Duration

4.The Course shall extend over a period of two semesters of part-time

study.

Course Programme

5.The Course shall consist of a number of study-units to which 30 ECTS credits shall be assigned.

6.The Board shall publish the programme of study drawn up in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Principal Regulations and approved by Senate. Subject to changes that the Board may, with the approval of Senate, be constrained to make, students are bound to follow the study-units and obtain the credits as indicated in the programme of study.

Result of the Award

7. (1) The Certificate shall be awarded to students who obtain all the credits indicated in bye-law 5.

(2) The names of students who qualify for the award of the Certificate shall be published in a list in alphabetical order.

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