fbpx Skip to main content Skip to search

Ian Mifsud

Dr Ian Mifsud has been serving as Director for Curriculum and Standards with the Secretariat for Catholic Education since March 2018 guiding and supporting Church Schools in their educational service provision. Prior to this role he had been occupying the position of Director General Quality and Standards in Education within the Ministry for Education and Employment as from May 2014, that followed his service as Director Quality Assurance within the same Directorate since 2012.

Ian’s previous experiences include other educational leadership roles in senior positions at local State Schools.  Until 2012, he was entrusted with setting up St Nicholas College Boys Secondary, Naxxar and served as its first Head of School.  Preceding this, he was Assistant Head of School at two different educational institutions, namely St Nicholas College Boys Secondary, Mtarfa and St Margaret College Girls Secondary, Cospicua.

He started his professional career in 1997 as a Teacher of Art in Secondary Schools and later as a Guidance Teacher within the Anti-Substance Abuse Policy Team operating at national level.

After having obtained his Bachelor of Education, Post Graduate Diploma in Education (Administration & Management) and Master of Education in Educational Leadership from the University of Malta, Ian read for his doctorate in Education Management with the University of Lincoln, UK, under the supervision of the late Emeritus Professor Angela Thody and of Dr Joss Winn.  His research interests revolve around the organic notion of quality education, collegial school networks, networked power and interests served as well as stakeholder involvement.

He has presented at and actively participated in local, European and international Meetings and Conferences.  Throughout the years and till this present day, he has been involved in initiating, coordinating, supporting and evaluating a number of critical national strategies and projects, and contributed in the inception, formulation and design of national or sectoral policies.

Courses and Workshops
Award in Leadership Styles and Middle Leadership for Educators



Time Table



The data being provided for this call back/message will only be used by us to call you back and will be destroyed once we get in touch with you unless you agree at that time to pursue with our services in which case we will seek your consent to retain your contact details.

    I would like to discuss:


    When you subscribe to our newsletter we understand that you have agreed to share your contact details with us which will only be used by us and our companies in the group to send you a monthly newsletter which serves to keep you updated with developments in our fields of business and our events such as workshops, seminars and conferences. Your contact details are safely stored at our email platform provider who is GDPR compliant.