Permanent Secretary, Ministry for Education

Dr Francis Fabri

​​​Dr Francis Fabri has a range of experience in voluntary work, schools and education. He is a teacher by profession, and served in a number of leadership roles at the Ministry for Education and Employment including those of College Principal,Director at the Research and Development Department, acting Director at the Curriculum Management and eLearning Department, and Director General at the Operations Department and the Department for Curriculum, Research, Innovation and Lifelong Learning.

Dr Fabri was awarded his doctorate in education from the Institute of Education, University of London after completing Masters and Bachelor programmes at the University of Malta. His areas of specialization include educational leadership, school networks and networking, professional training and development, strategy development and implementation. He has published and presented in these areas both at national and international conferences. He visited a number of education systems including Finland, Singapore, France, England, Italy, Sweden and the Netherlands.

His main strategic and policy contributions are the Framework for the Education Strategy for Malta: 2014-2024 (2014) and My Journey: Achieving through different paths (2016).