Government to subsidise higher secondary education

The government will subsidise examination fees and other school fees for all students pursuing higher secondary education in the Maldives, Education Minister Shifa Mohamed has announced.

At a press conference yesterday, Shifa explained that the government will completely cover school fees and examination fees for A’ Level students at private schools.

According to the Education Ministry, over 1,400 students passed five O’ Level subjects last year while 75o students from schools in Male’ passed with high enough grades to pursue higher secondary education.