The Faculty of Education in the University of Malta is loosing it’s popularity as less students are taking up a course in Education.
In 2010 only 14 students will graduate in Bachelor of primary education whereas 174 students will graduate in secondary education.
John Bencini from the Malta Union of Teachers (MUT) expresses his concern to the lack of teachers in sciences and information technology. He also mentions the “feminisation of teaching profession” and is worried about the lack of men taking up teaching as a profession, the 14 primary teaching graduates are all women.
Mr. Bencini also expresses his concern of the education system reform.
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