Follow Up SDG 4 – Playing truant! (Year 9 – Year 11)

Absenteeism in Malta.

In which year did schooling become compulsory in Malta? Carry out some research to find an official date.

Over the years the education system in Malta has changed a lot. Yet some students do not attend school.

Download and read this document.

Browse through the document to find out the main reasons why students are skipping school.

Find them and list them.

Imagine that you are the Minister for Education and Employment. Choose ONE reason from the list and try to think of a SMART way how to get these students back.

Download the SMART goals template form from the attachments and set yourself a plan to respond to ONE of the needs to convince students to return to school.