1,600 young people participate in programs of the European Union
Around 1,600 young people and 92 adults participated in programs of the European Union Youth in Action and Life Long Learning .
This was announced by the Parliamentary Secretary for Research, Innovation, Youth and Sport, Stefan Buontempo, during a prize awarding ceremony to reward the good practices of associations , organizations and individuals who participated in these programs over the past 6 years . This ceremony was held to recognize these organizations and their effort and was organized by the Agency of the European Union Programmes .
Dr Buontempo said that education is at the basis of individual development , social , and economic and it’s the security for young people that reflects this belief. The Government wants to have an inclusive education system and motivated educators, to prepare our children in the best way to face the challenges that the world of today offers.
Parliamentary Secretary Buontempo said that the main objective of this Government in the field of education, is for most people to continue to study successfully. He said that along with entities such as the Malta Council for Science and Technology, we will focus on attracting and training more young people in subjects of mathematics and sciences. If we want sustainable development and employment of high added value, there is a need to have more students studying scientific subjects, he said Dr Buontempo .
He urged more people to take part in such programs so they can share their experience with other people abroad .