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What is GEM16+?

GEM16+ is an educational learning programme launched by the Ministry for Education and Employment, targeting those students who would like another go at obtaining their SEC qualifications. This programme provides applicants with an opportunity to revise intensely in the core subjects in preparation for the April/May sessions of the SEC exams.  Students following this intensive programme will be taught by fully qualified teachers in small groups of not more than 16 students.

The GEM16+ educational learning centre offers an intensive learning programme which includes:
  • English
  • Maths
  • Maltese
  • Choice between ECDL or Physics or Biology

Personal,Career and Social Development, as well as Physical Education are also an integral part of the learning programme
Interested applicants should ideally have one of the following:
  • Completed their Secondary School Education and preferably have a SSCNP
  • Sat fortheir SEC exams in the core subjects (English, Maths, Maltese)
  • Obtained a 6 or 7 in their SEC core subjects
  • Obtained a pass mark (1-5) in a SEC subject.

Students attending GEM16+ will
  • Receive a stipend and grant
  • Have their student work at GEM16+ recognised by MCAST, ITS and GRTU upon fulfilling certain conditions within the programme.

Applications will be received

Further information can be obtained
  • Via Telephone on 2598 3850 / 3859 / 3861
  • Via email on
  • Via facebook page GEM16+ or
  • Call at Customer Care at the Ministry for Education and Employment in Floriana for further information.