Education-related strategies and policies in Malta have proved effective and impactful. Between 2005 and 2020, Malta almost tripled the share of its population in tertiary education. In 2017, Malta reached its national 2020 target by halving the rate of early school leavers. Participation in life-long learning is increasing, with Malta exceeding the EU 27 average in recent years. However, there is still a lot of room for improvement; in many education-related indicators, Malta still performs under the EU average.
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