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  • Interpreting legends today

    Interpreting legends today

    Students from the Junior College, Msida, took part in a film trailer-making workshop at Stockton Sixth Form College, the UK, and produced a trailer depicting their interpretation of the Maltese legend Il-Maqluba in a modern-day context. The...

  • Turning data into stories

    ‘Tales by your computer’ is the title of next talk being organised by Malta Cafe Scientifique on Thursday at 7.30pm at the Music Room of St James Cavalier, Valletta. Admission is free. In the talk, Albert Gatt will describe how Natural Language...

  • Training in the use of tablet computers in classrooms

    Jesmond Scerri, a teacher at Gozo College Secondary School, attended an in-service training course in Benalmadena, Spain, on the use of tablet computers in the classroom. It was sponsored by the Erasmus Plus K1 project.

  • On The Zone this week

    On The Zone this week

    Video interviews of youths talking about their careers, talents, social life and fashion are being featured on The Zone at www.timesofmalta.com/thezone. This week, new interviews with cyclist Chris Mercieca and Etienne Buttigieg, president of the...

  • Indian school principals visit Malta to learn about implementation of entrepreneurship education

    Indian school principals visit Malta to learn about implementation of entrepreneurship education

    Twelve school principals from various Indian states visited Malta to see how St Nicholas College delivers entrepreneurship education in the local context. The delegation observed Year 5 students at Mġarr primary school taking part in an...

  • Call for launch of new scholarship schemes

    Middlesex University Malta said it looks forward to the launch of new scholarship schemes to enable Maltese students to pursue postgraduate studies. The campus on the island offers courses from the UK university’s school of science and technology...

  • ICE student chapter established at Mcast

    ICE student chapter established at Mcast

    A student chapter of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), UK, has been set up at Institute of Building and Construction Engineering of the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology. Through the chapter, Mcast buil­ding and construction...

  • Anthropology of art and masquerades

    The University’s Department of Anthropological Sciences is organising a series of five lectures entitled ‘Beauty and the best’ by Prof. Cesare Poppi on the anthropology of art and masquerades. They will be held at the Mediterranean Institute...

  • British Romanticism

    British Romanticism

    In an interview with Patricia Camilleri for University Matters on Campus FM 103.7, Dr Clare Udras Ellis describes her PhD work on British Romantic poets William Blake, William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Percy Bysshe Shelley, John Keats,...

  • Maltese bells and bell ringing

    Maltese bells and bell ringing

    ‘Maltese bells and bell-ringing in the Baroque Age’ is the title of a public lecture to be delivered by Kenneth Cauchi on Thursday at 6.30pm at St Helen’s parish centre hall, Birkirkara (entrance through Sanctuary Street). The lecture will trace...

  • Youths from 17 EU countries attend sport project in Malta

    Youths from 17 EU countries attend sport project in Malta

    Eighty youths from 17 countries took part in an Erasmus+ project entitled Bridging Youth Through Sport hosted by Stelmar Sports Federation, the sports wing of Stella Maris College, Gżira. During their six-day stay in Malta, the 13- to16-year-olds...

  • On The Zone this week

    On The Zone this week

    Video interviews of youths talking about their careers, talents, social life and fashion are being featured on The Zone at www.timesofmalta.com/thezone. This week, new interviews with artist Samuel Sultana and Anita Farrugia from the Science...

  • Żejtun teachers learn how pupils in Latvia are taught maths

    Teachers at St Thomas More College Żejtun Primary A visited Rezekne Primary School in Latvia as part of an EU project called ‘The teaching of Maths in the Early Childhood Education’. The project is aimed at showing how the teaching and learning of...

  • NSTF seeking participants in past mini EU assembies

    To mark the 25th anniversary of the launch of the National Student Travel Foundation’s Mini European Assembly (MEA), the foundation is organising two events next month dedicated to MEA past participants and the formation of an alumni network. The...

  • New EU project targets the over 55

    New EU project targets the over 55

    The Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (Mcast) and nine other partners are involved in a new EU-funded project focussed on the employability of people aged over 55 in the financial services industry. The Intergenerational Learning...

  • Symposium to highlight research conducted by biology students

    Symposium to highlight research conducted by biology students

    The use of grapevine waste extract to fight cancer cells is one of the topics on which presentations will be given at this year’s Biology Symposium on November 29 at 8.30am at the University’s John Borg Science Lecture Theatre. The symposium will...

  • ‘Green roof’ technology tests proving successful

    ‘Green roof’ technology tests proving successful

    The potential of growing plants on roofs to provide insulation and reduce buildings’ carbon footprint and to mitigate local flooding has been successfully tested at the University’s Faculty for the Built Environment. The experiment forms part of...

  • Open day at Ħamrun school

    Open day at Ħamrun school

    Our Lady Immaculate School, Ħamrun, is inviting the public, especially parents of prospective students, to its first open day on November 25 from 9am to noon. Photo shows students who brought their pets to school to be blessed on the feast of St...

  • Training at Lufthansa Technik

    Training at Lufthansa Technik

    Mcast and Lufthansa Technik Malta (LTM) have signed a memorandum of understanding to provide practical training to the college’s aviation students and use LTM tools and equipment. Approved staff at LTM will be responsible to sign off tasks carried...

  • Youths on The Zone

    Youths on The Zone

    Video interviews of youths talking about their careers, talents, social life and fashion are being featured on The Zone at www.timesofmalta.com/thezone. This week new interviews with racing car driver Mauro Portelli and European Studies...

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